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Dr. Ryan Meili, founder of Upstream, coming to Antigonish‏!

The National Collaborating Centre for the Determinants of Health (NCCDH) has invited Dr. Ryan Meili to present a series of public lectures in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick. Dr. Meili is the executive director of Upstream, a Saskatoon-based non-profit that

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Online Food Panel to Discuss Rising Cost of Food and the Role Local Food Plays – February 10th

February 9th, 2016 (Halifax, NS) – Farmers’ Markets of Nova Scotia (FMNS), a not-for-profit organization that works with many of the farmers’ markets within the province, is organizing an online panel to discuss rising food costs and the role of

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Palagummi Sainath: Food Justice – Local and Global Perspectives (Coady Institute)

A great lecture from Palagummi Sainath about local and global perspectives of food justice. P. Sainath, author of Everybody Loves a Good Drought, was the 2015 Coady Chair in Social Justice at Coady International Institute. This public lecture was recorded

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We’ve published a new paper!

Be sure to check out the article The Capacity Building Experience of Women Engaged in Determining the Cost and Affordability of Healthy Food in Nova Scotia, Canada in the Journal of Hunger and Environmental Nutrition, written by Christine P. Johnson,

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Webinar: Field notes for social change, a conversation with Raj Patel

Upcoming Webinar: Tuesday, December 8, 2015 12-1pm EST Join Community Food Centres Canada (CFCC) on Tuesday, December 8th  from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. EST  for a webinar that explores how social change actually happens. In this one hour webinar, CFCC

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FoodARC Shout out in the National Post!

I had the pleasure of being interviewed by the National Post about the National Student Food Summit 2015 organized by Meal Exchange! See the attached article below. Stay tuned to see how “The Hand You’re Dealt” will be used as

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Food Counts!

By Brett Maletic June, 3, 2015: Today we headed out to the Halifax Seaport Farmers’ Market for the press release of the much- anticipated “Food Counts: Halifax Food Assessment,” a 2014 report developed through the Halifax Food Policy Alliance. This report takes

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Halifax Living Wage Report 2015 now released!

June 1, 2015 By Brett Maletic Today was the much-anticipated press release for Halifax Living Wage 2015; a research report developed by the Nova Scotia Office of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) and the United Way. Introducing the report were

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Report Release: Living Wage for Halifax

. Report Release announcment Living Wage for Halifax

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Food Counts report release!

Mark your calendars! On June 3rd, the Halifax Food Policy Alliance invites you to the release of Halifax’s first ever food assessment report – Food Counts. This benchmark research compiles 70 different aspects of food in Halifax and lays the

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FoodARC is a proud part of the Mount community.

Associated with the Department of Applied Human Nutrition, FoodARC continues the strong Mount tradition of research and community-engaged scholarship in supporting social responsibility, the advancement of women, and preparing students for global citizenship.

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