Yearly Archives: 2010

CAFS 2011 – Call for papers

Sixth Annual General Meeting of the Canadian Association for Food Studies “Exploring change through food”  The Canadian Association for Food Studies (CAFS) will host its sixth annual general meeting at University of New Brunswick and St. Thomas University, Fredericton, on May

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In Focus: The Future of Wheat – Photo Gallery from the Denver Post

The above photo is from a series the Denver Post entitled “The Future of Wheat”. The future of wheat – in many ways the future of food – was the subject of an emergency meeting of agricultural officials who flew

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“Advancing a National Dialogue” Award

The Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC) is pleased to announce the following Award program: “Advancing a National Dialogue” Award The Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (CAPI) has embarked upon a three-year plan to create a dialogue among stakeholders

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Conversations about food policy in Nova Scotia

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New Documentary: The Vanishing of the Bees

Have a look a a trailer for a great new documentary entitled The Vanishing of the Bees. For more information about the movie please visit their website:

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Poverty costs Nova Scotia over $1billion a year

In a new report published by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives – Nova Scotia, the social cost of poverty in Nova Scotia is around $1,400 to $1,700 for each Nova Scotian household.  …the purpose of this costing exercise is

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Taking Action on Poverty Conference

Taking Action on Poverty Conference

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Nova Scotia Food Policy Council – Call for Nominations & Participation

Concerned about food issues?  We invite you to participate in the newly-formed Nova Scotia Food Policy Council to develop policies in support of the wonderful work being done across Nova Scotia to re-shape our food system. The Nova Scotia Food Policy Council is a

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An 11-year-old tells us on what’s wrong with the current food system [VIDEO]

A video that is nothing short of brilliant! Enjoy!

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Funding Opportunity: NS Rural Leadership Initiative Grants

Funding opportunity  The Rural Communities Foundation of Nova Scotia is offering its third annual Rural Leadership Initiative grants.  Rural Leadership Initiative: promotes rural leadership development in the process of serving community needs. The intent of these grants is:  to enhance leadership within rural

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