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Our Programs

The Alberni Valley Food Security Society promotes a wide variety of community initiatives and facilitates several unique programs. We are always looking to expand our work so feel free to reach out if you would like to support food security our area.

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Dry Creek Community Garden

Our garden has an assortment of rental spaces and community spaces to support skill sharing, educational opportunities and connection to food. 

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The Gleaning Project

In this program volunteers pick fruit on private and public properties throughout the Alberni Valley. Harvests are shared amongst pickers, home owners and local charities allowing thousands of pounds of fruit to be distributed throughout the community.

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Grow Local

This includes a large variety of projects brought together by a collaborative initiative of local agricultural groups. It aims to encourage and assist local residents with backyard food production in the Alberni Valley through programs and events.

We are hiring...

AVFSS is looking for someone who will  assist us to develop projects and community partnerships that lead to improved food security 

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