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Seeder's curated collection of resources to help individuals, retailers, and organizations work towards a food sustainable future.

For Students and Individuals

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Harvest Project

Reaches out to people across metro Vancouver challenged by family breakdown, illness, job loss, and poverty. Provides coaching + counsel, North Shore Rent Bank, grocery + clothing support, and Clothes For Change thrift shop

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Meal Exchange

Programs that work to empower student voices, facilitate collaboration on & off campus, and increase student access to good food.

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Love Food Hate Waste

Educational videos + tips, including storage tips, recipes, season information, how to determine how much to buy, etc.

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UBC Sprouts

Sprouts cafe and grocery store, The Sprouts Box, Community Eats, and Sprouts Workshops work to make healthy, affordable, and sustainably produced food accessible to everyone on campus.

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UBC Roots on The Roof

Roots on the roof manages the rooftop garden on top of the AMS Nest, creating a communal space that celebrates sustainable and just food systems through healthy relationships with food, each other, and the land we live.

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UBC AMS Food Bank

The AMS Food Bank is an emergency food relief service for UBC students in need. They offer various non-perishable foods, personal hygiene supplies, budgeting tips and information on additional resources in and around Vancouver.

AMS Sustainability

A student resource that ensures that ongoing sustainability efforts at the AMS are successful and that student-involvement remains at the core of it all.

UBC Climate Hub

A new university-wide initiative that aims to connect and empower university and community stakeholders to take bold climate action for a just future.

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Common Energy UBC

Common Energy UBC is a student-run organization working to incorporate sustainability into all aspects of the UBC community.

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Student Environment Centre

AMS Resource Group for individuals within the UBC community who are environmental and sustainability-focused, or are interested in learning more about this.

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Zero Waste Home

Here are a 100 tips to drastically reduce your household’s waste.

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Fresh Roots

A non-profit society that Grows Good Food For All. Fresh Roots grows communities through cultivating engaging gardens and programs that catalyze healthy eating, ecological stewardship and community celebration.

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UBC Farm

A teaching and research centre and local-to-global food hub working towards a more sustainable, food-secure future. Offer many ways for students to get their hands dirty, including for-credit courses and practicums, volunteer opportunities, and events such as  community kitchen dinners.

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The world’s largest information site dedicated to driving sustainability mainstream. Nearly 20-year-strong library of sustainability content gives you the confidence to purchase a better dishwasher, build a green beauty routine, or simply learn more about the world around you.

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For Food Retailers

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An app-based food redistribution platform that connects businesses that sell perishable goods with budget-savvy users looking for great local deals.

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Provides apps, programs and services that helps businesses and charities safely donate, claim donations, buy and sell products.

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Food Stash

Food Stash Foundation is a registered charity with the mission to close the food insecurity gap and reduce the environmental impact of food waste. Food Stash Foundation rescues perishable, surplus food from grocers, wholesalers and farms and redistributes it to charities and food insecure households across Vancouver, working with businesses to help them reduce their environmental footprint.

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Second Harvest

Receives donations from retailers and redistributes to social service organizations (school programs, shelters, food banks, regional food hubs).

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Businesses create a profile, can make single/weekly donations per their schedule, non-profit organizations see these details and are able to "book" a pick-up.

For Food Initiatives and Startups

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Food Secure Canada

A pan-Canadian alliance of organizations and individuals working together to advance food security and food sovereignty through three interlocking goals: zero hunger, healthy and safe food, and sustainable food systems.

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Community Food Centres Canada

Provides funding to Canadian organizations so they can offer impactful food programs in their communities.

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An app-based food redistribution startup that connects businesses that sell perishable goods with budget-savvy users looking for great local deals.

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Obvious Ventures

Invests in large markets including energy, mobility and food.

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Inventages Venture Capital

One of the world’s largest life-sciences, nutrition and wellness focused venture capital fund managers. Support our portfolio companies with their strategy development, assisting in major financial transactions, recruiting key executives and having access to valuable exit opportunities.

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Yellowstone Capital

Private investment company and family office focused on acquiring and investing in small-to-medium sized businesses. Invest in branded food and beverage companies as well as energy technology.

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