Located at 625 Queens Ave, The Mustard Seed Food Bank plays a large role in regional food security in Greater Victoria. Not only do we serve an average 5,000 each month (roughly 2,200 hampers), we are working collaboratively with 44+ other agencies in Victoria to provide fresh, nutritious food and dairy products to their neighbourhoods. This impacts 35,000+ individuals each month.
The Food Distribution Warehouse operates within a 13,000 square foot space in Esquimalt, BC, which is devoted to storing non-perishable food, as well as the sorting, cleaning, and gleaning of 'rescued food' from grocers and large retailers in the community. Six days a week, The Mustard Seed takes in more than 4000 pounds of produce and dairy products that would otherwise end up in the waste stream.
The Mustard Seed's commercial processing kitchen operates to further reduce food waste in our community--taking items that are not easily redistributed and turning them into stocks, soups and sauces. This will allow The Mustard Seed to eventually run food security programs at zero waste.
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Food Bank, 625 Queens Ave.: 250-953-1575
Food Security Distribution Centre, 808B Viewfield Rd.: 250-953-1593