Harvest – SSICS Food Security Programs

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Salish Eagle Crew Supporting the Food Bank

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The Salt Spring Island Community Services run Food Bank received $515 that the staff on the Long Harbour – Tsawassen ferry collected by doing Christmas baking and selling it to each other. They also collected 117 pounds of non-perishable food. From left to right, BC Ferries’ Salish Eagle crew members Corina Walde, Jennifer Lewington, Annika […]

Ted Talks on Food Waste

Why are we Throwing Away Food that Could Feed People

Matching Funds Fundraiser

Barney Bentall and the Cariboo Express

On Monday November 20, the Salt Spring Folk Club presents Barney Bentall and the Cariboo Express at the Fulford Hall and this concert is a fundraiser for the Salt Spring Food Bank. The past success of this popular event and the generous community cash donations and business sponsorships, have motivated the SSFC  to present this […]

Food Affects Everyone

Food Affects Everyone

Harvest Dinner Fundraiser

Tuesday Market

A Farm to Table benefit dinner on September 23rd at Bullock Lake Farm aims to bolster a program of Salt Spring Island Community Services that provides nutrition to low income families and supports local farmers. Every Tuesday, The Tuesday Farmers Market in Centennial Park sees the Farmers Market Nutritional Coupon Program (FMNCP) in action. It is […]

#EveryPlateFull

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Thousands of Canadians face hunger every year and food banks across the country struggle to keep up with the demand – especially in the summer months. Salt Spring Island Community Services Food Bank and over 120 food banks across the country are coming together in support of the 3rd Annual #EveryPlateFull Campaign taking place May 23 – June 9, […]

Every Plate Full 2017 Campaign – Give Local

Barney Bentall & The Cariboo Express Food Bank Fundraiser Nov 21

Cariboo Express Food Bank Fundraiser

2015 Christmas Hamper Packing

Watch 50 volunteers pack 175 food hampers for 250+ islanders in need at the Farmers’ Institute. Salt Spring Community Services manages and plans this annual event in addition to managing the food bank year round. The Institute is setup like a store with stations for volunteers to ‘shop’ at food stations managed by other volunteers […]