Closeup of produce table at Kitsilano Farmers Market

Buying, sharing, and accessing food

We support a number of unique ways to access food beyond grocery stores and restaurants.

Find out more about how to access food at markets, community kitchens, and at free and low-cost food providers - or how to start one of these initiatives yourself.

Food markets

Farmers markets and community food markets sell a selection of local foods.

Community kitchens

Learn about the role community kitchens play in education and community-building, and get a link to community kitchen locations and times.

Free and low-cost resources

Download a list of organizations that offer free- or low-cost meals or groceries and clothing to residents in need.

Subscribe to food policy updates

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We send a quarterly newsletter, with updates on our work, food policy-related opportunities, and updates to the Free and Low Cost Food Map.