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volunteer packs hampers at Community Food Support

Local community hamper programs address food security and food waste

A mutual aid initiative and the UVSS have stepped up to deliver 1000+ food hampers As the world settles into its pandemic rhythms of life, new methods of combating food…

Good Food Summit talks food literacy around Vancouver Island

Food growers, educators, organizers, entrepreneurs, and just general food lovers gathered at UVic on Nov. 22 and 23 for the 2018 Good Food Summit. The sold-out event, hosted by the…

Food Bank referendum seeks to increase funds, resources

From Feb. 28 to March 2, students will be asked by the UVSS to vote on a referendum to increase student contributions to the Food Bank Fund. If passed, fees…

Food security for starving students

How the community fills the bellies of growing minds The aroma of juicy, oregano-scented chicken wafted throughout the hallways of the church as starving cash-strapped students filled the tables in…

UVSS Food Bank forced to tighten belts, welcomes donations

[pullquote]“We’re here, we’re open to donations, [and] we really need them.” – Courtney Striker[/pullquote] Whether it’s turkey, tofurkey, or spiked eggnog, sharing a meal with friends and family is at…

Election 2015: the issues at stake

If you’ve been avoiding student politics for this last year (and we don’t blame you) but still want to vote, look no further than this handy compendium.

UVSS Food Bank & Free Store relocates in SUB

On Sept. 30, the UVSS Food Bank & Free Store quietly reopened its doors, and is now operating in the Student Union Building basement, room B007.

Food bank shortage raises questions about funding

Sept. 17 marked the first day the UVSS Food Bank ran out of food this semester. Despite an order of food that came in on Monday, Sept. 16, the shelves…