Thursday, January 28
7:00 social, 7:30 start
Sooke Harbour House
Join us Thursday January 28 for our Annual General Meeting. Socializing at 7, meeting starts at 7:30. More info to be posted on our AGM page, in the meantime please feel free to review our past Annual Reports here and our Strategic Plan here.
Saturday February 27
10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Sooke Community Hall
Come be part of Sooke’s premier seed and local food growing event; Sooke Seedy Saturday! This family-friendly day will feature a diverse range of seed and plant vendors, seed exchange, workshops, and more. Sooke Fall Fair Society is proud to support the event and provides a healthy lunch and market downstairs throughout the day. Everything in one place to get you geared up for the gardening season!      

Winter news from Sooke Food CHI

Food CHI’s Directors are pleased to share with our members our winter news; news that reflects our mission to strengthen food security in our region through a number of events, partnerships and programs. Mark your calendars for upcoming events and be sure to check our website for additional information. Warmest wishes of the season to all of our members!

DOS Grant Review Meeting
Monday December 14, 7 pm
Council Chambers
A recommendation is going forward from the District of Sooke’s Grants Review Committee to discontinue the funding for Grow A Row at SRG on Phillips Rd. It appears that a District review of this ongoing program was not conducted with correct information, and did not include input from those providing the voluntary service and those served by the program. Many people in Sooke do not have food security and receive support from the Sooke Food Bank, a local agency being faced with growing demand to support the food insecure in our community. Food CHI coordinates the growing of over 3000 lbs. of fresh produce primarily given to the Sooke Food Bank and families served by Sooke’s CASA agencies. We do not want to see Sooke deprived of a worthy citizen engagement program that invests in our community's helping agencies and builds capacity by teaching 20+ volunteers how to grow food; we need to appeal to the District Council on Dec. 14th to not accept the recommendation. Members, your presence at this important meeting is critical, come show your support. For more info contact Phoebe: 250-642-4342, or The agenda for the session is available on the District's website here.
Become a Director with Sooke Food CHI
Are you interested in becoming a Director for Sooke Food CHI Society?  Board members are voted in annually by the members at our AGM. Being a Director is a great opportunity to contribute to the community, meet new people and support  initiatives  around food security in our region. If you are interested or would like more information, please contact Anita Wasiuta, 250-642-5777 or email
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