These are our fellow members in the local food movement. If you are interested in partnering with us, please email concretegardenvictoria[at]gmail[dot]com.
B.C.’s food, beverage and seafood products are among the best in the world, renowned for variety, freshness and exceptional quality. Find your local Farmers’ Market to purchase B.C. products, support a restaurant, event or tour that celebrates local food and beverage and try out a recipe using local ingredients.
Capital Regional District (CRD)
The CRD has a ton of programs and workshops to help you live and garden more sustainably.
Capital Region Food and Agriculture Initiatives Roundtable (CRFAIR)
Dedicated to connecting residents to resources to help build a healthy and sustainable regional food system.
This website is a collection of stories about our work at City Farmer here in Vancouver, Canada, and about urban farmers from around the world.
Compost Education Centre
A a non-profit organization with charitable status providing composting and ecological gardening education to CRD residents.
Cowichan Green Community Society
A non-profit organization that has been focusing on environmental sustainability in the Cowichan Region since 2004. For the last six years CGC’s mandate has revolved mainly around improving food security by developing strong relationships with local food producers and increasing urban and rural food production.
Food Eco District (FED)
FED’s vision is to create a district in downtown Victoria that celebrates food and sustainability.
Get Fresh Guide
The Get Fresh Guide connects eaters with the growers, producers, suppliers & supporters of fresh, local food & drink; plus responsibly sourced farm direct products.
Island Chefs Collaborative
The Island Chefs Collaborative (ICC) are a liked-minded community of chefs and food and beverage professionals with a common interest in regional food security, the preservation of farmland and the development of local food systems.
The Land Conservancy
Usually known as TLC, The Land Conservancy is a non-profit, charitable Land Trust working throughout British Columbia. TLC protects important habitat for plants, animals and natural communities as well as properties with historical, cultural, scientific, scenic or compatible recreational value.
Mason Street Farm
Mason Street City Farm is dedicated to educating people about growing food in the Pacific Northwest and cultivating a just community food system through empowering local residents to actively participate in food security on Vancouver Island.
LifeCycles cultivates community health by connecting people with the food they eat and the land it comes from.
Shelbourne Community Kitchen
Our Mission is to assist people living on a low income in increasing their food security through learning and working together in a supportive community.
Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary
A wild oasis in the heart of the urban landscape and includes two distinct ecosystems: the beautiful marshland of Swan Lake and the rocky, oak-forested highlands of Christmas Hill.
Young Agrarians (YA) is a network for new and young ecological and organic farmers.
Community Farm Store
Special membership offer for Concrete Garden readers. Mention this advert to receive: free membership, bi-weekly newsletter, seniors (65+) receive 10% off, monthly 15% off shop, welcome package with $10 gift card (for the first 200 new members).
Modo Car Co-operative
Modo’s diverse fleet of cars, SUVs, trucks, cargo vans, hybrids and EVs make sure you always have the right vehicle for your trip. Find them on the Island from Victoria to Nanaimo, and across the Lower Mainland.
New Members can sign up with the code CONCRETEGARDENMAG to redeem a $50 free driving credit at www.modo.coop.