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Waves of Change: Notes from Food Secure Canada's National Assembly

From November 13-16, over 450 people who care passionately about our food system arrived in Halifax to talk, share and, of course, eat.  The conference was inspiring and informative, and it’s taken me several weeks to process all of the great ideas I heard.   224 more words

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Food activists celebrate gains at Nova Scotia conference

One of the oldest of essential human needs, food energizes Canada’s newest social movement, which entered the scene long after the labour, human rights and women’s movements — all of which predated the global rise of so-called free market capitalism under the banner of globalization. 929 more words

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Step up to the plate!

This slogan came out of the closing strategic session at last week’s Food Secure Canada assembly: Waves of Change, Sustainable Food for All.  This year, the gathering of 450 sustainable food supporters was held in Halifax. 513 more words

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