Community Food Action Initiative

The Community Food Action Initiative (CFAI) is a health promotion initiative that aims to increase community food security for all British Columbians. The primary objectives of the CFAI are to increase awareness of food security, improve access to local and healthy food, promote food knowledge and skills, increase community capacity to address local food security, and develop policy to support community food security. With funding from The Ministry of Healthy Living and Sport, implementation by the five Regional Health Authorities, provincial coordination by Provincial Health Services Authority and guidance from a multi-sector, provincial advisory committee – CFAI supports actions that build food security in BC communities

VIHA has supported community food security through the following CFAI activities:

Food Security Hubs

Community Project Grants

Community Food Security Events