Building a local and sustainable food system
on Vancouver Island, our fundraising activities generate microloans that enable local farmers to grow more food and connect with local merchants.

Growing Chefs

Growing Chefs

The ICC brings Growing Chefs! to local classrooms. A program offered to elementary schools – getting young children excited about growing, cooking, and eating good, healthy food.

ICC Microloans & Grants

ICC Microloans & Grants

The ICC & and FarmFolk CityFolk have partnered with Vancity to offer a Microloan Fund for growers, harvesters and processors. Click on the link above to learn more!

Where our Proceeds Go

Where our Proceeds Go

Our funds go to growers, harvesters and processors to invest in equipment and materials that allows them to increase the supply of food in the region.

Welcome to the Island Chefs Collaborative

The Island Chefs Collaborative (icc) are a liked-minded community of awesome chefs and food and beverage professionals with a common interest in regional food security, the preservation of farmland and the development of local food systems. We invite you to take part in our ongoing fundraising events; where you get to eat delicious food and help fund local farms with every ticket purchased.