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Raise a Glass to Support Food Security!

Raise a Glass to Support Food Security!

LUSH Valley’s 'Backyard Blend' apple juice sales will provide much-needed fundsIn a year that has, so far, been filled with challenges, Mother Nature has come through with a bumper apple crop. LUSH Valley Food Action Society is hoping to turn some of that fruit into...

Everyone Wins … When ‘Everyone Eats’ Raffle!

Everyone Wins … When ‘Everyone Eats’ Raffle!

The Comox Valley and Strathcona-Sunrise Rotary Clubs have teamed up to support food security with the ‘Everyone Eats’ online raffle.In a time when non-profit organizations are working extra hard to meet the needs in our community, it is gratifying to know that others...

OUR FALL CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS

OUR FALL CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS

As you can well imagine, we are super busy responding to requests to harvest the bounty of our beautiful valley right now. We expect this high level of activity to last through the month of September, and even into October. In addition, we now are managing our two new...

Good Food Box needs longer-term support

Good Food Box needs longer-term support

Click to donate to our Good Food Box and Hot Meal programs In mid-March, when the COVID-19 Pandemic started, LUSH Valley Food Action Society quickly responded to the needs of people in our community who were in urgent need of access to healthy food. Some community...

COVID-10 Food Security Briefing Notes

COVID-10 Food Security Briefing Notes

Food Access and Local Food Systems- COVID19 Impacts Since the onset of the COVID-19 Pandemic in early March 2020, LUSH Valley has been following the lead of the Capital Regional Food and Agriculture Roundtable to provide a regular briefing to Comox Valley government...

Introducing the new ‘Harvest Box’ Program

Introducing the new ‘Harvest Box’ Program

NEW THIS SUMMER! Support LUSH Valley AND Local farmers by purchasing a Harvest Box that is chock full of wonderful local vegetables and fruit.LUSH Valley’s ‘Harvest Box’ is a fruit and vegetable box focussed on seasonal and local produce grown entirely within the...

LUSH Valley hiring one more summer student

LUSH Valley hiring one more summer student

We have an immediate opening for one more summer student position as a Good Food Box Delivery Driver. The start date is asap and ends Oct 2nd, 2020. Twenty hours per week, with some flexibility. Interested candidates, please submit your cover letter and resume ASAP to...

LUSH Valley COVID-19 Safety Plan

LUSH Valley COVID-19 Safety Plan

What are the risks?The virus that causes COVID-19 spreads in several ways, including through droplets when a person coughs or sneezes, and from touching a contaminated surface before touching the face. Higher risk situations require adequate protocols to address the...

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