Nanaimo Foodshare Society

Local Food Matters

271 Pine Street, Nanaimo, BC

About Nanaimo Foodshare Society

Established in 1997 and registered as a charity in 2000, Nanaimo Foodshare Society connects the community with resources, skills, and knowledge to create change that increases healthy food for everyone.

Specifically, we:

  • Work with community partners to address hunger in the community
  • Build food skills
  • Bring the community together to share resources
  • Build community capacity to provide healthy foods to everyone.

Through our programs, we support local sustainable food, help build food policy and develop coordinated community strategies to improve food security.

We are a registered charitable organization: 887234524 RR 0001

Our mission: “Through education and facilitation, we strengthen and support sustainable community food systems.”

Our vision: “Our community food systems provide enough healthy local food for all to be nourished.”


Secondary Locations
Location label
Five Acres Farm
945 Park Avenue, Nanaimo, BC

Industry Type: Agriculture, Business, Education, Food Services

Contact Info



Nearby parking Nearby parking
Proximity to Public Transit location Proximity to Public Transit location
Hours of operation are within Public Transit hours Hours of operation are within Public Transit hours
Positive and supportive environment Positive and supportive environment
Working outdoors Working outdoors
Scent-free workplace Scent-free workplace


  • Vacation greater than 4%
  • More than 3 sick days
  • Heath care benefits
  • Vision care benefits
  • Basic dental benefits
  • Flex days
  • Free parking

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