Events Around Town!

So much is happening this week now that summer has finally arrived! Today is National Aboriginal Day, celebrating the culture and contributions of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples of Canada. Lots of stuff happening around Vancouver in celebration. From storytelling and film screening (of Cedar and Bamboo and The Spirit has No Colour) at … Continue reading

Dirk and Nicole Becker

I know it’s been a while since I’ve been in the blogosphere and I swear there’s lots of new pictures of the farm, but while I’d love to show you lovely pictures of  SOLEfood, there is another matter of concern that warrants everybody’s immediate and undivided attention. Dirk and Nicole Becker are currently working tirelessly … Continue reading

DTES Kitchen Tables Murals

Some of you who live in the neighbourhood may have noticed a few new additions to the farm in the past week. 7 to be exact! Last week, with the help of some fabulous volunteers from the DTES Neighbourhood House, we hung up 7 beautiful murals representing the 7 food solutions to the DTES as … Continue reading

Volunteers needed! Summer Markets arriving!

Since SOLEfood began, we have received numerous calls from all over the world inquiring about volunteer opportunities and WWOOFing, but as many of you now know, our priority is to provide employment for residents of the DTES neighbourhood. With that said, occasionally, we have a pile of work to do in a short period of … Continue reading

Introducing SOLEfood Farm CSA shares!

Yup. You read it right. We’re starting a CSA program! We get so many regulars coming to our market stand, we thought, why not? Modeled to Michael Ableman‘s CSA program at Foxglove Farm, our CSA will be a “debit style” program. This is how it works. Unlike other CSA programs where you pay a predetermined … Continue reading