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Community events are the heartbeat of a strong local food culture. In coming together, we can share and celebrate food, learn from each other, and foster more connectedness within our community.

Upcoming Events

  • Growing West Coast Gardeners Workshop Series
    Sat, Apr 15
    Načiks/Monks Point
    New to gardening in the Pacific Northwest? In 4 modules spaced throughout the growing season, you'll learn from expert gardeners the do's and don'ts of food cultivation for our temperate rainforest climate. Contact us if you have any questions (
  • Garden Flash! Tattoo Pop-up
    Sun, Jun 11
    The Space Tattoos
    Tofino Community Food Initiative and Space Tattoo in Ucluelet are teaming up for an exciting fundraiser in June! We invite you to save the date on June 11th, 2023, for a chance to purchase a custom garden tattoo from the talented artists at Space.
  • Cloche Workshop with Connie Kuramoto
    Sun, Jun 25
    WYA Junction Garden
    Would you like to learn how to extend the growing season of your West Coast garden? Would you even like to grow food all year around but don't have a greenhouse? If so, this is your next workshop!

Past Events

  • Create your Container Garden Workshop
    Thu, May 18
    Wickaninnish School Food Forest
    Do you love gardening but don't have much gardening space available? Would you like to grow your own food but don't want to invest too much time or resources to get started? If that's the case, this is the perfect workshop for you!
  • Seedy Saturday Swap & Sale
    Sat, Mar 04
    Two locations!
    Join us in preparation for the growing season! Our annual Seedy Saturday event will include a seed swap & sale at the Wickaninnish Community School Garden, music, and hands-on activities.
  • Boiling Water Bath Canning Workshop
    Wed, Dec 14
    Tofino Community Hall
  • Seed Saving 101 workshop
    Sun, Nov 27
    Clayoquot Sound Theatre
    Local seed saving is integral to creating secure and resilient food systems - learn how you can support yours by joining our Seed Saving 101 Workshop. Presented in collaboration with FarmFolk CityFolk.
  • Harvest Celebration
    Sat, Oct 15
    Wickaninnish Community School Garden
    Join us for a free community lunch and celebration of our growing season! Saturday October 15 from 11 am -2 pm at the school garden. There will be kids activities, a planting table, and soup made by Wolf in the Fog!
  • Edible Garden Tour UCLUELET
    Sun, Aug 07
    One excellent way of learning about growing food is to see the designs of other gardeners. Come explore 6 amazing edible gardens in Ucluelet with us on Sunday August 7, 1-4:30 pm.
  • Edible Garden Tour TOFINO
    Sun, Jul 31
    Showcasing the incredible potential for local food growing on the west coast and inspiring individuals to start or improve their own backyard gardens.
  • Plant Propagation Workshop
    Sun, May 22
    Wickaninnish Community School Garden
    On Sunday May 22 we are pleased to have the knowledgeable and experienced Vancouver Island horticulturalist Connie Kuramoto coming to teach us about propagation from cuttings. What plants work well from cuttings, and how? Come participate and learn this valuable and useful plant skill.
  • Gaia Grocery Spring Seedling Sale!
    Sat, Apr 30
    Gaia Grocery
    TCFI staff and board members have been busy growing seedlings to share with our community as a fundraiser for our programs. Basil! Cabbage! Lettuce! Tomatoes! Nasturtium, and more! Come down to Gaia Grocery on April 30 and May 1 for the spring seedling sale!
  • Seedy Saturday
    Sat, Mar 05
    Wickaninnish Community School & Online
    Join us in preparation for the growing season! Our annual Seedy Saturday event will include a seed swap & sale at the Wickaninnish Community School Garden, a virtual presentation from seed saving expert Bob Wildfong, and a virtual film screening of the award-winning documentary Modified.
  • Winter Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop
    Sat, Feb 12
    In this engaging demonstration, instructor Connie Kuramoto will share her expertise about the tools and techniques required to confidently prune your own fruit trees.
  • Winter Seed Sowing Workshop
    Sun, Jan 30
    Wickaninnish Community School Garden
    This workshop is for anyone who wants to get the most out of the growing season and be ready with hardy, healthy seedlings come Spring!
  • Winter Wonderland in the Food Forest
    Sun, Dec 05
    Wickaninnish Community School Garden
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