Farm To Food Bank

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The Abbotsford Food Bank has partnered with Dragonlily Gardens and the Valley Permaculture Guild to provide access to healthy local produce to those living with income insecurity.

How it works

With a donated van operated by volunteers, “Farm to Food Bank” gleans from local farmers’ excess produce. All produce collected in Abbotsford stays in Abbotsford to nourish those in need, through the Food Bank and satellite locations. To find out more visit farmtofoodbank.com
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Story

A mom who has benefited from the fresh produce said this:

“I have dietary restrictions and the produce my family and I need is too expensive to buy each week.  I am so thankful to the farmers for giving to the food bank. Now my children are eating more nourishing food, and I am too.”

Receive Produce

Produce is available seasonally. To receive produce you must live in Abbotsford and living in a low income household. Please apply in person with the following.

  • Proof of household* income (2 pay stubs, proof of EI, pension or assistance & Child Tax Credit)
  • Health Cards for all family members
  • Picture ID

*household consists of all adults living in home.