Our partners:

District of Central Saanich. The FLT Society has a signed license agreement with the District of Central Saanich for the stewardship of the historic Newman Farm in Saanichton, BC.

Our Place Society. The FLT Society leads the “field to plate” initiative at the historic Newman Farm in Central Saanich whereby our volunteers grow, harvest and donate local vegetables to those in need at Our Place Society.

Sea Cider Farm & Ciderhouse. As a neighbour to the historic Newman Farm, Sea Cider Farm & Ciderhouse is a proud supporter of the FLT Society. Sea Cider is a family-owned, community-minded orchard and ciderhouse.

Peninsula & Area Agricultural Commission (PAAC). The FLT Society collaborates with PAAC on pollination activities on the Saanich Peninsula and supports their discussions on farming issues such as drainage and agricultural water rates.

CR-FAIR and Good Food Network. The FLT Society is a recipient of donated fruit trees and shrubs.

Also, the FLT Society supports the Good Food 2025 Strategy.

 

 Tsawout First Nation. The FLT Society has a signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Tsawout First Nation that recognizes the mutual respect and interest of bringing together both First Nations and Western approaches to food security on the Saanich Peninsula.

Victoria Therapeutic Riding Association. As part of the equine therapy at VTRA, the FLT Society donates feeding apples to strengthen the therapeutic relationship and bonding between the riders and their horses.

Island Pollinator Initiative. The FLT Society is a member of the Island Pollinator Initiative (@IslandPollinatorInitiative). The Initiative facilitates collaboration, event and information sharing, outreach and action to promote the protection of native and managed pollinators on Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands.

Le Coteau Nursery. As part of the Good Food Network 150 Tree Project, the FLT Society was the recipient of donated fruit trees and shrubs from Le Coteau Nursery for the rejuvenation of the orchard at the historic Newman Farm property in Saanichton, BC.

Stantec. Through the annual day of caring event organized by the United Way of Greater Victoria, Stantec employees in Victoria, BC volunteer their time assisting with various activities at Newman Farm.

Bartlett Tree Experts. As part of “Operation Apple Tree”, Bartlett Tree Experts in collaboration with the FLT Society and the District of Central Saanich rejuvenated the Newman Farm fruit orchard - providing additional food sources for individuals and families in need in Greater Victoria.