Mustard Seed

Team members work on a Canstruction creation with food cans in the Hillside Centre during the event last month. Organizers from The Dahlia Society announced this week that the fourth annual event brought in more than $123,000 in cash and non-perishable food items for the Mustard Seed food bank. Photo courtesy The Dahlia Society

Mustard Seed food bank given huge boost from proceeds of Canstruction Victoria

Extra 24,000 tons of food helps during quieter time of year for donations

Team members work on a Canstruction creation with food cans in the Hillside Centre during the event last month. Organizers from The Dahlia Society announced this week that the fourth annual event brought in more than $123,000 in cash and non-perishable food items for the Mustard Seed food bank. Photo courtesy The Dahlia Society
Shane Nicholls, left, with Topaz Hockey, is the mastermind behind the Hockey for Food road hockey tournament, happening this Saturday at Saanich Plaza on Blanshard Street. The event benefits the Mustard Seed Street Church food bank in Victoria.  Photo contributed

Canada’s national pastime to help Victoria’s Mustard Seed

Hockey for Food festival raises money at tough time of year for local food bank

Shane Nicholls, left, with Topaz Hockey, is the mastermind behind the Hockey for Food road hockey tournament, happening this Saturday at Saanich Plaza on Blanshard Street. The event benefits the Mustard Seed Street Church food bank in Victoria.  Photo contributed
Thrifty Foods employee Naomi Plourde is served a cup of Mustard Seed Coffee Co. brew by Allan Lingwood, Mustard Seed director of development, brew master Cody Smith and Corey Scott, director of category management and merchandise for Thrifty Foods on Monday at the Admirlas Walk location.                                 Rick Stiebel/News Gazette staff

New coffee company aims to restore hope

Thrifty Foods is the first retailer on board to support Mustard Seed’s recovery program

  • May 1, 2017
Thrifty Foods employee Naomi Plourde is served a cup of Mustard Seed Coffee Co. brew by Allan Lingwood, Mustard Seed director of development, brew master Cody Smith and Corey Scott, director of category management and merchandise for Thrifty Foods on Monday at the Admirlas Walk location.                                 Rick Stiebel/News Gazette staff