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Emergency Food Share Response Update

April 15, 2020 -- Notes from our Executive Director, Maurita PratoHot Meal Program – We have secured a commercial kitchen and hired a chef to support this initiative. We have already cooked and delivered 700 meals to the vulnerable sector and froze another 200 for...

LUSH Valley Responds to CV Food Bank Closure

Tuesday, March 24, 2020, 2:00 p.m. The sudden closure of the Comox Valley Food Bank has forced us to restrategize the Emergency Food Share Response Plan that LUSH Valley and the Comox Valley Food Policy Council have been working on. The release of our new Helpline...

Welcome to our New Community Garden Coordinator!

Bo Del Valle Garcia is a community organizer, activist, and earth skills/permaculture educator born to the traditional unceded lands of the Coast Salish, otherwise known as Vancouver, BC and is now happily residing on the territories of the K’òmoks and Kwakwaka'wakw....

Message to LUSH Supporters – COVID-19

Like most organizations, LUSH Valley is closely monitoring the circumstances with COVID-19. The community's health and well-being are our top priorities. As the pandemic unfolds it is important that we all take measures to protect ourselves, our families and our...

LUSH Valley Announces new “Prune Along Program”

This program's goal is to provide services to homeowners who donate fruit. January 31, 2020: The Fruit Tree Program coordinates volunteers and fruit tree owners to harvest fruit from local backyards and redistributes it through a diverse network of community partners....

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