Came across a great article on BCLocalNews.com that is relevant to us in Nova Scotia as well as all Canadians. Recent unusual climate changes have been affecting our food supply and will only continue to worsen if we (consumers, producers, etc.) stay on the same path. This article explains what food miles are, and what contributes greenhouse gas emissions to …

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Found an interesting article that was published the Globe and Mail on Monday. Whole Foods Market Inc.,  the country’s largest chain of natural and organic food supermarkets, is expanding an innovative animal welfare labelling program to its six Canadian stores this week. The labels on all chicken, beef and pork sold at Whole Foods tell consumers exactly how the animals …

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From the Ecology Action Centre: The Ecology Action Centre is looking to support community root cellars throughout Nova Scotia. We will be awarding between 2 and 6 $400 grants to help communities purchase materials and/or hire a builder to construct a community root cellar. Potential root cellars must be located in community owned spaces.  Root cellars in private homes or …

Community Root Cellar Grants Summer 2011 Read more »

 
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