Patty Williams shares her excitement for federal food policy discussions and the strong voice of the food with the Ecology Action Centre.
Revisit the March 2016 workshop and interactive presentation with Joshna Maharaj, Chef and Activist. This video captured the morning portion of the event, including Joshna’s presentation and local stories.
As part of the Community-University Research Alliance: ACT for CFS and community researchers in Eastern Shelburne County chose to examine the lobster industry using participatory video. The purpose of the project was to learn more about the lobster industry regarding price, distribution, regulations, and selling locally. Interviews explored changes, challenges and opportunities for the industry over the years.
The Nova Scotia Participatory Food Costing Project began by asking a simple question: “How much does it cost for households living in Nova Scotia to maintain a nutritious diet?” The project brings together people who have experienced food insecurity with those with the ability to impact the issue.
Tim Merry, a change leader, spoken word poet, and host for the event, spontaneously captured the group’s collectively developed vision of community food security.
Located at the Meadows at the top of Seton Road on the MSVU campus, the garden brings together members of the local community as well as staff, students and faculty at the Mount.
In August 2010, over 50 community, government, and academic team members launched ACT for CFS. Spoken word artist and facilitator Tim Merry produced this from a session at the gathering. The spoken word served for the base for a Kinetic Typography video centred on our vision of community food security in Nova Scotia.
The DVD Food Security: It’s Everyone’s Business was designed to complement the Thought About Food? workbook, but also to be used as a stand-alone resource. The first section of the DVD provides background on the issue of food security. Subsequent sections are consistent with the format of the Workbook, incorporating success stories and insights from experts and advocates in children’s …
FoodARC, in partnership with community partners, invited Marvin Trimm, aka Native Son, to create a special spoken word poem for an event held in Spryfield (Halifax), NS in February 2014. The event brought together community members to hear about research results on peoples’ experiences with food insecurity and the judgments and stereotypes those living in poverty face, generated through the …
Pictou Landing First Nation developed a community research project in 2013/14 to explore community food security/ insecurity in Pictou Landing. This video shares the results of the project.