Food Forever


Funded by the New Horizons for Seniors program (Government of Canada), this project aiming to forge links and promote information/skills/knowledge sharing between seniors and the children of Galiano.

It is a four-fold project that comprises:

  1. Wild Foraging
  2. A cooking/kitchen exploration component
  3. Gardening 
  4. The publication of a cookbook/storybook entitled 'Galiano Cooks', scheduled for release at the beginning of May 2010 

Following is a detailed description of the events that took place under the Food Forever banner:

  • Preserving Begun March, 2009 
  • Introductory Tea March, 2009
  • Collaborative Breakfasts March to June, 2009
  • Elders’ Luncheon May, 2009
  • School Garden Ongoing
  • Appreciation Tea June, 2009
  • Foraging for nettles March, 2009
  • Foraging for maple blossoms April, 2009
  • Foraging for greens May, 2009
  • Jamming September, 2009
  • Apple Fest October, 2009
  • Interviewing Skills Workshop April, 2009
  • Clam Digging and Chowder May, 2009
  • Mother's day dinner with the kids and elders May 2010
  • Launch of 'Galiano Cooks' cookbook/storybook May 2010 Ongoing
  • Growing of food and plants in the school garden building of Community greenhouse at the school April 2010