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.

Vancity Grant Award

Vancity Grant Award

Victoria Community Food Hub Society - supporting the development of a local sustainable food system. Awarded a $20,000 grant for a feasibility study and development of a business plan to build a new food hub in Victoria.

Growing Chefs

Growing Chefs

Growing Chefs! Chefs for Children’s Urban Agriculture runs a Classroom Gardening and Cooking Program in elementary schools to get kids excited about growing, cooking, and eating good, healthy food. In our program, chef volunteers are paired with Grades 1-3 classrooms for the primary program and Grades 4-6 classrooms for the...

Meet Our Members

Meet Our Members

We are a like-minded community of chefs, restauranteurs, food artisans,and farmers, working towards shared goals.

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 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.