Jessica Chant

Jess Chant (she/her), Executive Director, Nelson Community Food Centre


There’s nothing that Jess loves more than bringing people together to eat and build community. Jess brings her extensive not-for-profit management skills to the table, including a love of budgets, grant-writing and leading people to do good things. Jess lives, works, plays and eats on the traditional territories of the Sinixt, Syilx and Ktunaxa peoples in Nelson BC.

Community Food Organizations - Presentations and Roundtable

This session will open with two presentations to get the conversation going.  Jessica Chant of Nelson Community Food Centre and Shannon Duncan of Healthy Kimberley Food Recovery Depot will share their experiences getting their food organizations off the ground, through hard times and the opportunities they’ve found in the process. 

Afterwards, the conversation will be facilitated by Melissa Hemphill from Revelstoke.  Come ready to learn and share with the intention of building more resilient food organizations throughout the Basin.


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Community Food Organization Roundtable

  • 4 October, 2022
  • 3:30pm - 5:00pm
  • Main Hall - Columbia Valley Centre