CSU Community Cupboard
A resource for Capilano University students in need of immediate food. Available both online and in-person.
North Shore Neighborhood House
A community-based hub to support the needs of nearby residents and other community members. They offer multiple services including food literacy programs, opportunities for free/low-cost meals, and daycare services.
Spoon University is a student-forward and student-led resource for recipes, food hacks, and articles with tips and tricks tailored to student lifestyles.
Edible Garden Project
Run by North Shore Neighbourhood House, Edible Garden Project connects community members to local food through opportunities to grow food, buy food grown by local farmers, as opportunities to attend workshops and programs related to sustainable gardening practices. CSU has partnered with Edible Garden Project to create relevant workshops and programs with student lifestyles in mind, and are available throughout the term.
Vancouver Food Runners
Vancouver Food Runners is a non-profit organization that supports sustainability and cyclical food systems. Vancouver Food Runners takes good quality unused food from restaurants, bakeries, cafes, and other food sources, and redistributes it back to the community. Vancouver Food Runners provides food on campus to create produce bags and support CSU’s Community Cupboard.
Quest Food Exchange
As part of the Community Cupboard, students can earn referrals for Quest Food Exchange, a subsidized/low-cost grocery store. Quest Food Exchange mirrors a typical grocery store and stocks produce, dairy, baked goods, frozen items, meat, fish, poultry, and pantry staples. Quest also stocks organic gluten-free and low sugar options.