Programs & Services

  • Community Kitchens: cook a meal with others in a group setting; all ingredients will be provided.
  • Garden & Greenhouse: support the community garden from planting to harvest; learn from experienced gardeners or share what you know.
  • Food & Health Workshops: join us to learn and discuss issues related to food and health, e.g. diabetes, nutrition, and food budgeting.
  • Community Meals: join us for a free and healthy delicious meal prepared by our chef and volunteers.
  • Affordable Weekly Produce Market: visit our weekly market for affordable produce; enjoy coffee with neighbours; take part in fun activities.
  • Youth Cooking & Gardening: enjoy programs for young children and their parents, as well as programs for school-aged children and teens.
  • Community Drop-In: come by during our drop-in times where you can meet staff and volunteers, learn about programs, access other community supports, or just relax with a coffee and the paper.
  • Volunteer Program: volunteer with the meals, garden, market, drop-in, or childcare programs; receive training to become a qualified peer mentor and offer support to others.
  • Community Action Programs: come together to discuss issues that affect you and your community; plan how to take action through social justice groups.
  • Get Moving: join us for a movement session such as Walk & Talk or Gentle Yoga.

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Thank you to our generous funders:

Nova Scotia Health Authority, Public Health Agency of Canada, Nova Scotia Department of Community Services, United Way Halifax, Employment & Social Development Canada, Community Food Centres Canada, Sisters of Charity, RBC Foundation.

Phone Number:

(902) 464-8234

Fax Number:

(902) 464-8232


Our Location:

107 Albro Lake Rd. Dartmouth, NS, B3A 3Y7

Our Hours:

The Centre is open 9:00am to 4:00pm, Monday to Friday (closed 12:00 to 1:00pm daily and Thursday afternoons). As well, occasional evening programs take place.  


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