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LUSH Valley has a ‘Forever Home’!

LUSH Valley has a ‘Forever Home’!

After months of fundraising, the moment we have been working towards has arrived. LUSH Valley is proud to announce that we have secured a 'forever home' property in Tin Town, Courtenay! We will take possession of the space on October 1st and couldn't be more excited....

Good Food Boxes are 100% Local!

Good Food Boxes are 100% Local!

Big news in the Food Share program: LUSH Valley Good Food Boxes are 100% local! To celebrate, we're giving new customers $5.00 off their first order for the entire month of July! Our Good Food Box (GFB) program just reached an exciting seasonal milestone with 100% of...

Good Food Box Update!

Good Food Box Update!

The Good Food Box is a large grocery bag of fresh fruit, vegetables and eggs, available every other week. We include 50% or more local food in each order to support our Comox Valley Farmers and Growers. No-cost boxes are primarily available through our partner...

Our Prune-Along Program is Back!

Our Prune-Along Program is Back!

Exciting news! LUSH Valley is pleased to announce that we will be offering several ways to work with you to improve the health and fruit quality of fruit trees in the Comox Valley. Through educational opportunities and pruning services, our goal is to increase the...

Thank you for Your Donations!

Thank you for Your Donations!

Dear Friends and Supporters of LUSH Valley Food Action SocietyOn behalf of the LUSH Valley Food Action Society staff and Board of Directors, I extend heartfelt gratitude for your generous donations in support of our work in 2020. As a small local nonprofit...

Holiday Harvest Meal Fundraiser

Holiday Harvest Meal Fundraiser

Join us on Sunday, Dec. 13 from noon until 4:00 p.m. for this special COVID-compliant fundraising event featuring a meal prepared by Chef James McKerricher of The Farmer's Kitchen Food Truck. Tickets are $60 for two takeaway meals (menu below) Limited to the first 150...

Holiday Funding Appeal

Holiday Funding Appeal

2020: A year of generosity, collaboration and very big hearts!In 2020, LUSH Valley has been a whirlwind of activity and adaptation. The pandemic has forced a culture of rapid innovation and responsiveness, but we have also seen our community come together in the face...

Good Food Box 2020 – Taking a Break

Good Food Box 2020 – Taking a Break

Final Deliveries will be the week of Dec. 18thFrom April 8 through Nov. 20, 2020, LUSH Valley delivered 10,100 + Good Food Box (GFB) ‘units’ to those in need in our community. Each household receives a Good Food Box with 1, 2 or 3 units of fresh food depending on the...

A Perfect Storm for Food Insecurity

A Perfect Storm for Food Insecurity

Emergency Food Program Funding Dries up as Second Wave of COVID-19 hits[Comox Valley, BC, November 23rd, 2020]Last March, no one could have predicted that the COVID Pandemic state of emergency would last so long. Or, perhaps, we just didn’t really want to think about...

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