Providing a decent meal for struggling families

“We need to move away from thinking it’s enough to provide free food to struggling families. We need to ensure people have the chance to provide healthy food for themselves,” say Dr. Patricia Williams and Nadia Pabani. (TED PRITCHARD/ Staff)

Dr. Patty Williams and Voices for Food Security in NS Research Assistant Nadia Pabani’s op-ed was featured in the Chronicle Herald on January 2nd, 2015

“Our recent report, Making Food Matter: Strategies for Activating Change Together, is a comprehensive picture of community food security in Nova Scotia. Community food security is about creating healthy, just and sustainable food systems for all of us. It imagines food systems that enable families to afford a basic, nutritious diet, that make local and healthy food more accessible, that ensure farmers and fishers earn a decent living, that support the sustainability of our land, water and air. Bringing this vision to life would support the health and well-being of our people, local economies and environment. “

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