Community-Building Events


One of the main goals of the Food program is to build community through food.
Following is a list of the events hosted by the Food program that would fit under this heading:
Nettle Fest – 2008 March 2008
Nettle Fest – 2009 April, 2008
Cooking on a Budget May, 2008
May Day May, 2008
Seniors’ Gathering September, 2008
Christmas Dinner, 2008 December 25th, 2008
Brunch with a Purpose June, 2009
Community Harvest Pot Luck October, 2009
Community Christmas Dinner 2009 December 2009
Consultation Tea – Introduction of the Food Program to the community as a whole March, 2008
Community Survey on Food Program April, 2008
Community Survey on Food Purchasing and Food Production March, 2009
Community Assessment for Meals on Wheels project December 2009
Community Assessment of the Food program February 2010
Inter-island conference on Agriculture, Community and the Environment March 2010
Fermentation workshop, April 2010
Cheesemaking workshop, April 2010
Wheatgrass workshop, April 2010
Beginners' herbal workshop, May 2010
Community Garlic crop, 2010
Potato-growing Co-op summer 2010
Pilot Project Moveable Feasts (Galiano's Meals on Wheels Project, Spring 2010)
Launching of Galiano Cooks (FP Cookbook), May 2010
Elders' luncheons, May-June 2010
Building Community greenhouse June 2010
Ongoing activities at the School garden 2009-2010
Ongoing teachings at the Galiano School, school years 2008, 2009 & 2010
Cooperation with Galiano Saturday Market summer 2010
Lions' Fiesta booth, August 2010
Participation in Galiano Garden Club Harvest Show August 2010
Apple workshop August 2010
Water Day September 2010
Participation in Community-wide picnic, September 2010
Food Film Festival Winter 2010