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Activating Change Together for Community Food Security (ACT for CFS)

Rooted in lived experiences, real community needs and learn more about activities, research and strategies for creating change! Innovative solutions, ACT for CFS amplifies and broadens conversation, research, and action to strengthen capacity for policy change.

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Eating Well in Pictou Landing: Pollution and Access are Daily Challenges

For immediate releaseMay 20, 2014 A new research report reveals that pollution and ecological changes around Pictou Landing First Nation are the most significant community challenge when it comes to eating well. Community members shared photographs and stories to describe

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Save the Date! Food Secure Canada’s 8th National Assembly – Nov 13-16, 2014

Food Secure Canada‘s 8th National Assembly Nov 13-16, 2014, Halifax, NS Co-hosted by: Food Action Research Centre, the Atlantic Canadian Organic Regional Network (ACORN), and the NS Food Security Network. Join us for 3 days of plenaries, workshops, meetings and more with

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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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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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What is Food Security?

Food security exists when everyone has access to safe, nutritious food of the variety and amount that they need and want, in a way that maintains their dignity. Food security also exists when people are able to earn a living

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