Volunteer Opportunity – Join our board!

Our Board of Directors is in need of new members! We’re looking for a new Youth Member as well as two new Members-at-Large to join our board. If you’re interested in getting more involved with the local food movement, are passionate about sustainable practices, and have experience or interests relevant to HR, administration, and policy development, we encourage you to apply.

Just food for thought

Food insecurity is always top of mind at LifeCycles, and when we talk about food insecurity, we’re talking about money (or lack thereof). Access to healthy food is a basic human right and just food for all will only become possible if we address the systemic barriers preventing everyone from being able to feed themselves with dignity.

Food in the time of COVID-19

Food in the time of COVID-19 The flu, food, & funds If you went to a grocery store anywhere in Canada mid-March of last year, likely you’d have seen empty shelves and many panicked shoppers. Some folks were wearing masks, others filling carts with non-perishable items or spritzing sanitizer on frantic hands. For weeks following … Continued

Seed Shortage 2021

While it may still be deep winter in many parts of Canada (and we did get a healthy dump of snow in Victoria last weekend) now is the time to start thinking about our backyard gardens.

Black History Month

Black History Month Let’s talk about race and food insecurity February is Black History Month and we’d like to use our platform to highlight a long-standing issue in Canada: the intersection between food insecurity and race. We know that food insecurity adversely affects Black communities (to the tune of 3.5 times more often than white … Continued

See you next year!

After a busy harvest season and a long, long year, we’ve decided to give ourselves a break. From December 25 through January 3, we will be out of the office (and that includes home offices, too).

Giving Tuesday 2020

While the harvest is complete, our work is not finished. There is always something to be done, especially as this year winds down and we begin preparing for 2021. In the upcoming year, we will continue to plant seeds in our community (both literally and metaphorically).

Community Gardens Report

Community Gardens Report Results of an online survey to all community gardens in Victoria, seeking information about current garden membership, barriers to entry and issues of accessibility. VIEW THE FULL REPORT by Justin McCann

2018 Annual General Meeting

You’re Invited! To LifeCycles Annual General Meeting June 9th, 2:00 – 3:30 pm at the Central Library Branch Community Room 735 Broughton Street all are welcome to attend AGENDA AND PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO OUR LEGAL NAME, BYLAWS AND CONSTITUTION BELOW Become a Member Today Special Offers, Voting Privileges and More! LifeCycles Members know food is … Continued