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Food Security

Better Meals

Better Meals was established in 1993 by people who have an intimate understanding of the needs from seniors for well-prepared meals and a convenient delivery service. Our menus, which feature a wide variety of dishes to choose from, allow us to provide healthy and delicious meals that satisfy the specific diets of our customers.more info

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5742 Beresford Street
, Burnaby , BC, V5J 1J1
Toll-free: 1-888-838-1888
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Central V.I. Multicultural Society Immigrant Welcome Centre

Provides services to immigrants such as English language classes, employment and direct settlement assistance. See "Description" for other location.more info

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101 - 319 Selby Street
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 2R4
Phone: (250) 753-6911
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Food 4U Food Recovery Program

Did you ever wonder what happens to food in the grocery store that is too close to the "best before" date to sell? What about food that is rejected on delivery because some of it has been damaged or partially spoiled? What about the package of strawberries with one or two moldy ones?more info

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Loaves and Fishes Food Bank Nanaimo
1009 Farquhar Street Nanaimo BC, V9R 2G2
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 2G2
Phone: (250) 754-8347
Fax: (250) 754-8349
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Food Safety

Environmental Health Officers conduct more than 7,000 inspections of restaurants, food facilities and stores annually. We also educate food handlers and consumers about safe food handling practices.more info

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Nanaimo, BC
Phone: (250) 750-1113
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Loaves & Fishes Community Food Banks

Family and/or survival bag distribution once per week. ID required. See "Description" for all Nanaimo locations.more info

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1009 Farquhar Street
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 2G2
Phone: (250) 754-8347
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Meals on Wheels

Delivers hot meals to people's homes for a small fee. Must be referred by another person.more info

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Nanaimo, BC
Phone: (250) 753-1300
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Nanaimo Foodshare

Whether we're developing small-scale businesses, teaching a canning workshop, or distributing locally grown produce through the Good Food Box program, at Foodshare we help people develop the skills they need to increase food security, build community, and be self-sufficient. Through our programs, workshops, and community networks, our aim is to educate and empower by sharing not just food -- but also information, resources, workloads, and new opportunities.more info

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271 Pine Street
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 2B7
Phone: (250) 753-7470
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Nanaimo Women's Centre

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109-114 Prideaux St.
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 2N2
Phone: (250) 753-0633
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