Event Highlight: National Farmer Union Convention 2020

November 3-28, 2020 About Convention 2020 What a year 2020 has been! Throughout, the National Farmers Union has continued to work diligently on behalf of family and cooperative farmers and progressive eaters and thinkers across Canada … calling for measures to support family and cooperative farms fighting for farmers and farmers markets to be recognizedContinue reading “Event Highlight: National Farmer Union Convention 2020”

The Coalition For Healthy School Food #NourishKidsNow

https://www.healthyschoolfood.ca/nourishkidsnow TAKE ACTION FOR HEALTHY FOOD WITH A SINGLE CLICK: The COVID-19 crisis has revealed that school food is an essential public good, just like K-12 education and healthcare. Everyone needs access to good food to be healthy, particularly children and youth, and we need strong and resilient food systems to keep us safe. BuildingContinue reading “The Coalition For Healthy School Food #NourishKidsNow”

Standing Strong in the Face of Adversity: How Coalition Members Continue to Adapt in the Face of Covid-19 by Lindsay Goodridge

By: Lindsay Goodridge, MPH (’21)  Covid-19 has presented a formidable challenge for school food programs looking to serve healthy food this fall. Nevertheless, members of the Coalition for Healthy School Food have shown resilience, commitment to their communities, and creativity when adapting their programs for Covid. Many members are continuing to provide healthy home cookedContinue reading “Standing Strong in the Face of Adversity: How Coalition Members Continue to Adapt in the Face of Covid-19 by Lindsay Goodridge”

WEBINAR – Feeding the City, Pandemic and Beyond: Voices from Local Grocery Stores and Public Markets in a Diverse City

ONLINE – Feeding the City, Pandemic and Beyond: Voices from Local Grocery Stores and Public Markets in a Diverse City Wed, 28 October 2020 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM EDT  | REGISTRATION REQUIRED via EventBrite How have local markets and grocery stores pivoted in the time of COVID-19 to continue feeding their communities? How can these localContinue reading “WEBINAR – Feeding the City, Pandemic and Beyond: Voices from Local Grocery Stores and Public Markets in a Diverse City”

Event: Indigenous Perspectives: The Place of Canada in Canadian Food Studies and Food Systems by CAFS

by Canadian Association for Food Studies (CAFS) Join us for this webinar featuring important Indigenous food scholars, activists, and thinkers as they share what ‘Canada’ means to them and their food systems work. The panelists include Dawn Morrison, James Whetung, and Dr. Clifford Atleo. Tabitha Robin will moderate the discussion.  As our association reckons with the sustained systemic racism andContinue reading “Event: Indigenous Perspectives: The Place of Canada in Canadian Food Studies and Food Systems by CAFS”

Event: From the Front Line: The impact of COVID-19 on food security in our community and how we responded: Who? What? How? By Trent University

Join local food system leaders and Trent University researchers as we shed light on the impact of the first six months of the pandemic on our community and on the initiatives that feed us. Find out first-hand how front-line leaders have responded to the crisis so far. Hear from local leaders about the challenges ahead,Continue reading “Event: From the Front Line: The impact of COVID-19 on food security in our community and how we responded: Who? What? How? By Trent University”

Events: Fall Field Day Series By the Ecological Farmers Association of Ontario

The month of October is full of amazing events an learning moments available from the Ecolological Farmers Association of Ontario and is dedicated to developing skills in sustainable agriculture and showcasing life on sustainable farms. These events are greatly beneficial to those who are interested in farming, gardening and sustainable agriculture. There are a fewContinue reading “Events: Fall Field Day Series By the Ecological Farmers Association of Ontario”

Article Highlight: Canada’s Food Price Report 2020 – Faculty of Management – Dalhousie University

This annual report by Dalhousie University has come up with some new figures and information in regards to the trajectory of food prices within the nation. It is a great source of information as we get to see major issues affecting food pathways as well as the ways in which the cost of food hasContinue reading “Article Highlight: Canada’s Food Price Report 2020 – Faculty of Management – Dalhousie University”

Past Event: Feeding the City Webinar: Urban Agriculture, School and Community Food Programs

How have individuals’ and families’ food-related activities changed as a result of COVID-19, particularly in light of school closures and rising food insecurity? How can urban growing and government- and community-level initiatives help build a resilient food system? Join the Feeding the City team from Tkaronto (Toronto) as we hear from three experts on theseContinue reading “Past Event: Feeding the City Webinar: Urban Agriculture, School and Community Food Programs”

Highlight: BLACK FOODIE Week Panel: The Future of Black Food Culture

This week is a special week in the city with Black Foodie Week going on right now! It is a showcase of some of the city’s best Black Cuisine and Black owned Restaurants. Click the link below to find out more: Black Foodie Week: https://blackfoodie.co/black-foodie-week/ This event has also showcased a large part of the issuesContinue reading “Highlight: BLACK FOODIE Week Panel: The Future of Black Food Culture”