WHO ARE WE?

The Food Share Network was formed in 2013 in consultation with more than 40 community groups who recognized a need to collaborate on innovative approaches to increase food security in Greater Victoria. The Food Share Network is helping to build a coordinated and efficient food distribution system and shifting the focus to food security and self-reliance. 

All residents of the Capital Region enjoy food security
The Food Share Network is an innovative umbrella that enhances food security in the Capital Region through collaboration and cooperation among food banks, community centres, donors and other participating organizations.
Empowerment; dignity and respect; food and community; stewardship; collective impact.

WHAT IS FOOD SECURITY?

The Food Share Network defines food security as follows: all people have ongoing access to sufficient, safe, nutritious and culturally appropriate food from sustainable, non-emergency sources.

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THE FOOD SHARE NETWORK ACTION PLAN

Our action plan is a living, breathing document that serves as a guide for coordination, collaboration and cooperation. The 2014 Action Plan is being updated by Food Share Network members November 2016 to reflect completed tasks and the identification of new priorities and projects.
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The Food Share Network is an innovative umbrella that enhances food security in the Capital Region through collaboration and cooperation among food banks, community centres, donors and other participating organizations. Participating organizations share the common values of empowerment, dignity and respect, food and community, stewardship, and collective impact. There is a broad consensus on shifting the focus toward food security and self-reliance as a means to create a healthier and more resilient population.