November 24, 2021

The Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD) will be offering a free information session for those interested in learning more about the path forward for creating a food hub within our community.

This year the CVRD completed a food hub feasibility study that identified a business strategy for establishing a food hub based on collaboration with local food industry participants. A food hub offers food entrepreneurs and organizations access to shared-use commercial processing equipment, facilities and specialized services. The CVRD heard from over 40 business, residents, farmers and interested parties regarding the concept and wants to share updates on the project, what’s next and how CVRD will continue to support the process.

Join Us Online for a Free Food Hub Information Session

December 9
3 pm – 4 pm
Register by visiting www.comoxvalleyrd.ca/foodhub or by calling 250-334-6000.

“We are excited to discuss the findings of the food hub feasibility study with the community and chart a path forward,” explains Alana Mullaly, General Manager of Planning and Development Services. “Establishment of a Stewardship Group in the New Year to explore implementation of the strategy is an immediate first step. We are hoping interested stakeholders will attend the information session and apply to be part of this group.”

For more information on the Food Hub Feasibility Study, upcoming information session and the Stewardship Group visit: www.comoxvalleyrd.ca/foodhub

The Comox Valley Regional District is a federation of three electoral areas and three municipalities providing sustainable services for residents and visitors to the area. The members of the regional district work collaboratively on services for the benefit of the diverse urban and rural areas of the Comox Valley.

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Media Contact:

Alana Mullaly, General Manager of Planning and Development Services
250-334-6057