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Local food bank joins Food Banks BC, gains access to greater funding, resources

By Greg Osoba, CKTZ News, through an LJI grant from Canada-info.ca

The Cortes Island Food Bank joined Food Banks BC on Oct. 7 and has just launched its own website.

Coordinator Filipe Figueira says joining the bigger provincial network provides more resources and funding possibilities.

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Old Schoolhouse Art Gallery: The 2022 Members Show 

An exquisite scene hangs outside the Old Schoolhouse Art Gallery for the 2022 Annual member’s Show. A hummingbird is depicted flying upward to sample the nectar from a cluster of flowers. Izabelle Perry’s piece is actually a gateway, which some members hope will become a permanent exhibit. The price is $2,500,   

Kristen Schofield Sweet agreed the gate is remarkable, but the membership would have to agree for the gallery to make an investment like that.   

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Food resilience discussion connects Gulf Island growers and consumers

CKTZ News, through an LJI grant from Canada-info.ca

Rural Islands Economic Partnership (RIEP) hosted a virtual meeting focused on local food resilience on Feb. 22, as part of their monthly Connection Café series.

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