Sustenance Festival Activities

The Grandview Woodland Food Connection is pleased to present the following two engaging events. We hope that you can join us.

New People / First Peoples: Food Sharings Harmonizing Dance, Art, Music, and Ritual

Join us in this unique exploration of indigenous perspectives on sustenance and food security through dance, music, art and ritual. Kathara Pilipino Indigenous Arts along with artist Bert Monterona and First Nations Raven Spirit Dance together host a dance performance and interactive dance workshop exploring our human relationship to food and nature along with a sharing and making of indigenous traditional dishes.

Sat. Oct 12. 2 – 4pm
Britannia Community Centre, Upstairs Canuck Family Education Centre
1655 William St (Off Grandview Park)
Suggested Donation $10 – $15
Food Included
Info: 604-718-5895

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Who gets Sustenance? A Community Forum on Dignified Access to Healthy Food for All People

Join our community forum on healthy food access and the sharing of preliminary research being conducted through the Social PLanning and Research Council of BC (SPARC) with residents of Vancouver’s Grandview Woodland neighbourhood and Bella Coola. Participants in this study are being asked to share their ideas and experiences so we can better understand the barriers to dignified access to healthy food by underserved groups. We also want to learn how to overcome those barriers and what underserved people are doing now to eat better. Come share your thoughts on how to improve food access and equity in our communities.

Sat. Oct 19. 2 – 4pm
Britannia Community Centre, Upstairs Canuck Family Education Centre
Free Event. Food Provided
Info: 604-718-5895

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