Yearly Archives: 2013

FoodARC is Hiring – Research Assistants

FoodARC Research Assistants For a PDF version, click here. The Food Action Research Centre (FoodARC) is a research centre at Mount Saint Vincent University committed to research and action to build food security in Nova Scotia and beyond. FoodARC’s projects

CFICE Webinar on Ethics

*This webinar was recorded and can be viewed here. Join academics and community members from across Canada for a webinar on ethical issues in participatory action research (also known as community-based participatory research). Members of our FoodARC team, one of

Job Posting: Assembly Coordinator

Assembly Coordinator January – December 2014 (Halifax/NS based) Since 2001, Food Secure Canada (FSC) has hosted biennial assemblies that have brought together the many diverse actors in the food system and food movements to learn together, strengthen our networks and

Food Secure Canada Festival of Good Food Ideas

Food organizations from across Canada will be joining Montreal-based food groups for a Festival of Good Food Ideas on Tuesday November 26th, at l’Espace La Fontaine at 6:00 pm. Over 200 individuals and organizations are expected to take part in the

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Soaring farmland prices a crisis in the making: High costs make it hard for young farmers hoping to get into the business

An article posted in CBC News discusses the rising value of farmland and dangerous effect this can have on our agricultural system. Here is an excerpt from the article: If you knew there was a very safe Canadian investment that

Hope Blooms on Dragons’ Den Wednesday, November 13th 8PM

On Wednesday, November 13th at 8PM, some of the youth leaders from the Hope Blooms Program based at the North End Community Health Centre (NECHC) will be appearing on CBC TV’s Dragons’ Den with a Pitch for their Fresh Herb

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5://Food (Refresh Food) – A 48 Hour Lab

5://Food (Refresh Food) – A 48 Hour Lab When: January 17-19th, 2014 Where: Acadia University, Annapolis Valley, NS Who: Entrepreneurs, agri-food idea people, New Media professionals and software builders This very interesting event aims to create a temporary incubation space where

The Canadian Nutrition Society (CNS) Presents: A Session on Breastfeeding Supports in NS

Event: The Canadian Nutrition Society (CNS) Presents: A Session on Breastfeeding Supports in NS When: November 13th, 2013 – 6-8PM Where: FoodARC, 2 Melody Drive, Mount Saint Vincent University Campus View the event poster for more information:

Food Security Brunch and Learn

What: Health Promotion Clearinghouse Determinants of Health Brunch & Learn: Food Security in N.S. When: November 13th, 2013, 9:30am-12:30am Where: Bloomfield Centre, 2786 Agricola St., Halifax NS (due to high demand, the event has been moved to a larger venue) This is a

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FoodARC Open House Oct. 16 – As part of MSVU Research Remixed 2013

FoodARC Open House: Food Security Research Inspiring Change Join Food Action Research Centre (FoodARC) at our Open House showcasing participatory and community research to build food security in Nova Scotia. Where: FoodARC, Mount Saint Vincent University, 2 Melody Drive (building

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