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Why is it so hard to talk about food policy?

When I meet someone I don’t know, I am often asked, “What do you do?” Responding that I work on food policy usually gets me a puzzled look or a quick change in topic. 624 more words

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Stories from 4 years of food systems work

We recently released this report profiling stories from the Our Food Project 2013-2017. Here are some highlights!

Timeline of garden and program growth from the HUGS garden at Bayers Westwood Family Resource Centre: 76 more words


What is a sustainable diet?

We often hear messages about healthy eating to support a healthy, active lifestyle, such as limiting sugar and salt and eating enough vegetables and fruits. 648 more words

Building a Food Policy for Canada Together: Summit Summary

The Government of Canada (GoC) brought together 300 members from a variety of sectors including civil society, not-for-profit, academia, industry, the civil service and ministerial staff for a 1.5 day summit to consult on the proposed Food Policy for Canada, June 22-23rd 2017 in Ottawa. 631 more words

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A Food Policy for Canada: Reasons for (Cautious) Optimism

Halfway through its first term, the federal government has begun to develop a national food policy for Canada, including launching online consultations with Canadians and hosting a summit with stakeholders. 659 more words

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When food sovereignty is the answer

Our food choices are shaped by a wide range of factors – everything from personal and family preferences, dietary needs, our values, what we can afford, and what’s available. 533 more words

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Food OpEd Fellowship opportunity in San Francisco

Received from Polly Adema, who is the Director of the Master of Arts in Food Studies Program at the University of the Pacific. Looks like a great opportunity for anyone interested in writing about food and policy for a broad public audience. 154 more words