Island Food Hubs - Together for Food

Clayoquot Region

Eat West Coast

Clayoquot Biosphere Trust’s (CBT) Eat West Coast Network supports food security issues in west coast communities.

The Clayoquot Biosphere Trust (CBT) has invested over $88,000 to support food security and food system projects in the region. In 2009, CBT invested in a food security survey for the region and the development of a food action plan with the goals of understanding the region’s needs and assets.

Erika Goldt

Hub Lead: Eat West Coast

Erika Goldt is the lead for CBT’s Eat West Coast Initiative. From Ucluelet to Hot Springs Cove, Erika is deeply involved in partnership projects with communities on the West Coast helping to enable initiatives that support food access in this remote region. You may find Erika running a local planning meeting, or organizing a bulk food delivery to the West Coast Island Communities.

Within the Hub Collective, Erika works closely with Marcus Lobb to facilitate communication in the Hub Network through the continuing development of communications and collaboration platforms.
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Hélène Dufour (Island Health)

Hélène is a Public Health dietitian with Island Health. She works at promoting health through food and nutrition in Oceanside, Alberni Valley and West Coast and supports the work of food hubs in this area. Hélène acknowledges the territories of Nuu-chah-nulth First Nations (Southern & Central Regions) as well as Qualicum First Nations where she is so grateful to be able to live, work and play. She acknowledges and respects the Nations’ traditions that are based strongly on the land of their ancestors and oral history passed down from preceding generations. Hélène commits to continue to learn the culture these Indigenous Nations embrace.

Her community nutrition role encompasses a broad set of activities including nutrition education, nutrition and health promotion as well as assessment and planning to meet communities’ needs to access a safe, adequate and healthful diet. She especially enjoys translating general nutrition recommendations into action and is passionate about working with her communities to support food and nutrition security.

Island Health: Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District

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