Businesses

Green Friday spotlight: Meet these conscious businesses doing good work!

By RAVEN / November 23, 2023 / Comments Off on Green Friday spotlight: Meet these conscious businesses doing good work!

Tomorrow is Green Friday and while your inbox and social feeds might be flooded with some of the best deals of the year, we want to shine a light on the eco-conscious businesses who organize in their workplaces to support Indigenous legal challenges and environmental justice — all year long.  Green Friday started as a…

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Reflections on the Water: Festival Afloat 2023 recap

By Karissa Chandrakate / October 20, 2023 / Comments Off on Reflections on the Water: Festival Afloat 2023 recap

As we lower our sails and anchor for the fall, we are reflecting on another successful year of Festival Afloat. We are still basking in the excitement of our adventure on the water (and land)! Thanks to the support of business sponsors, artists, volunteers, Indigenous knowledge keepers, and donors we managed to raise 55K for…

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The providence tall ship anchored in the water surrounded by paddlers. The logos from "Scout" and "RAVEN" are centered across the image.

Thank-you Scout, Festival Afloat 2022’s presenting sponsor

By Jamie-Leigh Gonzales / July 26, 2022 / Comments Off on Thank-you Scout, Festival Afloat 2022’s presenting sponsor

Thank-you Scout Canning, the presenting sponsor of RAVEN’s Festival Afloat 2022 Salish Sea Tour. Read more about Scout’s sustainable seafood and their founder, Charlotte Langley.

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hOMe Grown Living Foods nourishes Festival Afloat

By Jamie-Leigh Gonzales / June 30, 2022 / Comments Off on hOMe Grown Living Foods nourishes Festival Afloat

Whole Foods pioneer Shani’s own healing journey has led her to create healthful and energizing hOMe Grown treats. Shani is excited to be sharing her nourishing ingredients as the chef for Festival Afloat, ensuring RAVEN’s crew and guests aboard barefoot cruises have gourmet vegan yumminess to sustain them. Shani’s Story hOMe Grown Living Foods was…

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Shawn Hayes watches as his unhooded Peregrine Falcon prepares to take flight with the setting sun. Bishop, Ca

JEDI Movie Night with Patagonia

By Jamie-Leigh Gonzales / April 6, 2022 / Comments Off on JEDI Movie Night with Patagonia

Join Patagonia and RAVEN for a JEDI movie night in Vancouver on April 14, 2022 and enjoy three Patagonia short films about the outdoors.

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A sign on a sidewalk that reads “Farm Stand” in black paint. A rooster silhouette is underneath with “OPEN” at the bottom. An arrow on top points up and to the left of the photo and reads “IN THE PORCH”.

RAVEN Champion Profile: Growing Community with The Backyard Project Farm Stand

By Jamie-Leigh Gonzales / March 30, 2022 / Comments Off on RAVEN Champion Profile: Growing Community with The Backyard Project Farm Stand

Meet Marianne Unger of The Backyard Project Farm Stand. This RAVEN Champion is weaving new ways for neighbours to connect.

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RAVEN Champion Profile: Transforming slow food into opportunities for social justice with The Paisley Notebook

By Jamie-Leigh Gonzales / March 17, 2022 / Comments Off on RAVEN Champion Profile: Transforming slow food into opportunities for social justice with The Paisley Notebook

Meet a RAVEN Champion: The Paisley Notebook. Aman Dosanj is the one behind slow food pop-up dinners, food memory stories, and Edible Adventures spice blends. Slow food in the name of social justice.

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RAVEN Champions of February 2022

By Jamie-Leigh Gonzales / March 7, 2022 / Comments Off on RAVEN Champions of February 2022

We are so happy to see our list of RAVEN champions continually grow! Learn more about our February business supporters.

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Photo by Paulina Otylia of Raven

Thank you to RAVEN business champions

By Jamie-Leigh Gonzales / February 28, 2022 / Comments Off on Thank you to RAVEN business champions

Here at RAVEN, we are so grateful for all our donors and we’d like to show our appreciation for some of the businesses that have been supporting us the last few months.

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Shine Bootcamp raises another 5K for Beaver Lake Cree Nation!

By Karissa Chandrakate / November 22, 2021 / Comments Off on Shine Bootcamp raises another 5K for Beaver Lake Cree Nation!

We would like to give a BIG thank you to Shine Bootcamp for raising $$2,769 for Beaver Lake Cree Nation, which was DOUBLED to $5,538! Back in March this year, they raised another $5000 for BLCN, which totals over 10K in donations this year! Shine Bootcamp is a startup organization that provides intensive training for women wanting to…

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