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Going hungry: Digesting Canada's food security problem

In one of the richest countries in the world, residents worry about putting food on the table.

It’s no minor issue: 40 per cent of Canadians want the party leaders to talk about rising food prices this election, according to… 946 more words

Politics

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

News

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

Beyond Talkin' Trash

Call for Proposals: Waves of Changes

The Food Secure Canada assembly: Waves of Change: Sustainable Food For All  is a-coming to Halifax in November 2014 and you could be part of the action! 61 more words

Workshops

New Video: Festival of Good Food Ideas

Back in November, I had the opportunity to attend Food Secure Canada’s annual general meeting and their Festival of Good Food Ideas.  (You can read about it in… 72 more words

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Five Inspiring Ideas from Food Secure Canada

There’s nothing like a conference to get the wheels in the ol’ brain turning, get re-inspired and be excited to continue on with your work at home.   806 more words

Food Security