This Richmond Has Heart online art exhibit aims to reflect the culturally diverse and intergenerational experiences of people who live or work in Richmond and our changing access to food during COVID-19.
Hear from Braxton Nomura, Marketing and Operations Manager of Bánh Mì Très Bon, an award-winning Vietnamese restaurant located in Richmond’s Central at Garden City mall.from banh mi tres bon
Hidden in the Terra Nova neighbourhood of Richmond, The Sharing Farm has been supplying fresh produce to local food banks and educating the public about food security since the 1990s.from THE SHARING FARM
Urban Bounty (formerly Richmond Food Security Society) is a not-for-profit society that was founded in 2002. In addition to shaping food policy development for the municipality, they also aim to educate the general public about local agriculture, as well as explore health, sustainability, and social justice issues in relation to food.FROM URBAN BOUNTY
This video provides an overall synopsis of the 1.5 year project, and includes a feature presentation about the fruit gleaning programs of local non-profits Urban Bounty and Storeys Cafe.
Anne Marie Yiptong shares recipes that reflect her heritage as a Hakka Chinese woman who migrated from Mauritius to Canada in the 1980s.
The Richmond Society for Community Living (RSCL) is Richmond’s largest non-profit social service organization that provides “exceptional programs and services for infants with additional support needs, children and adults with developmental disabilities, and their families.” This series features members of their different programs and their experiences with food access during COVID-19.
Kenny Chiu, Member of Parliament for the Steveston – Richmond East riding, shares his reflections on the COVID-19 experience in his workplace and home.FROM KENNY CHIU
Jean and Gordon Grant, former residents of East
Richmond for 28 years, returned
to the Musqueam Reserve to be closer to Gordon’s family, but they continued to return to Richmond every week until the pandemic.
Learn more about Emily, the researcher and curator half of @vanfoodiegals, a local Instagram account that features retro, dreamy shots of restaurants from the Greater Vancouver Area.FROM VANFOODIEGALS
Yuu Japanese Tapas, located in Richmond’s Continental Shopping Centre, is a cozy family restaurant with a big online presence that got started around ten years ago.FROM YUU JAPANESE TAPAS
Students from Donald E. McKay Elementary's Grade 6/7 classes created illustrations around 3 themes: home cooking & restaurants, celebrations, and grocery shopping.