Programs

A diverse selection of food programming is available within the South Vancouver Food Network. These include:

South Vancouver Neighbourhood House:

  • Community Lunch
    • A seniors Community Lunch is prepared fresh every Thursday. The event is an opportunity for neighbours to enjoy a delicious meal and friendly conversations.
    • Contact: Sami – sami@southvan.org / 604-324-6212
  • Food Skills for Families
    • Food Skills for Families is designed for parents, grandparents, and caregivers to come together to learn about the importance of healthy eating and developing the skills to prepare affordable meals in a safe and friendly atmosphere.
    • Contact: Wai  – wai@southvan.org / 604-324-6212
  • Newcomer Youth Cooking Group
    • The Newcomer Youth Cooking Group is a weekly program for Permanent Resident youth between the ages of 13 to 19. Participants learn about and share cultural foods, acquire food skills and knowledge about healthy eating, and enjoy the food with other youth for dinner every Friday night.
    • Contact: Sherry – sherry@southvan.org / 604-324-6212
  • Volunteer Youth Food Group
    • The Volunteer Youth Food Group meets bi-weekly to create healthy food options for programs at the South Vancouver Neighbourhood House. As the healthy food items are sold within the neighbourhood house, the funds circulate amongst programs at SVNH.
    • Contact: Laura – foodandliteracy@southvan.org / 604-324-6212

South Vancouver Family Place:

  • Growing Eden
    • A garden-based program for parents and their children of all ages. We especially welcome families who are refugees, low-income, or new immigrants from the neighbourhood who are interested in learning about the pleasures of growing and eating your own garden harvest.
    • Contact: Jen Rashleigh – jkrashleigh@gmail.com / 778-554-9643

Fresh Roots:

  • Salad Box Program:
    • Participants receive a weekly supply of salad fixings. For $18/week you receive a week’s worth of leafy greens, root vegetables, and herbs. Our Schoolyard Grown veggies are also perfect for cooked meal sand smoothies.
    • Join the programhttp://freshroots.ca/food/salad-box-program
  • SOYL Youth Program
    • SOYL is a 7 week summer leadership and employment program offered by Fresh Roots at the Vancouver Technical and David Thompson Secondary school farms. The program empowers secondary students to cultivate and steward 1/2 acre schoolyard farms for learning, community building, and growing Good Food for All. Through their time with SOYL, youth develop skills in growing, cooking and selling food, as well as a greater connection to themselves, their community, and the Vancouver food system. youth also receive a stipend, community service hours, and can receive VSB credit for their contributions.
    • Contact: soyl@freshroots.ca
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