FoodARC Research Assistants For a PDF version, click here. The Food Action Research Centre (FoodARC) is a research centre at Mount Saint Vincent University committed to research and action to build food security in Nova Scotia and beyond. FoodARC’s projects and activities are grounded in four pillars: research, building capacity, sharing knowledge, and supporting advocacy and policy change.  We are …

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*This webinar was recorded and can be viewed below or on the Food Secure Canada channel on YouTube. Join academics and community members from across Canada for a webinar on ethical issues in participatory action research (also known as community-based participatory research). Members of our FoodARC team, one of our community partners, and MSVU’s Research Ethics Coordinator will be discussing …

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[one_half][/one_half] [one_half_last][/one_half_last] Assembly Coordinator January – December 2014 (Halifax/NS based) Since 2001, Food Secure Canada (FSC) has hosted biennial assemblies that have brought together the many diverse actors in the food system and food movements to learn together, strengthen our networks and build analysis and action to advance our goals. These vibrant three-day events often include a feast and tours …

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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 event, which is catered by Montreal’s food movement including restaurants and food banks, much of it with local and sustainably …

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An article posted in CBC News discusses the rising value of farmland and dangerous effect this can have on our agricultural system. Here is an excerpt from the article: If you knew there was a very safe Canadian investment that skyrocketed by 20 per cent last year, you’d probably say that was a good thing. But when the thing that’s …

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On Wednesday, November 13th at 8PM, some of the youth leaders from the Hope Blooms Program based at the North End Community Health Centre (NECHC) will be appearing on CBC TV’s Dragons’ Den with a Pitch for their Fresh Herb Salad Dressing Youth Social Enterprise. Hope Blooms has quickly sprouted from a community garden project into a line of organic …

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5://Food (Refresh Food) – A 48 Hour Lab When: January 17-19th, 2014 Where: Acadia University, Annapolis Valley, NS Who: Entrepreneurs, agri-food idea people, New Media professionals and software builders This very interesting event aims to create a temporary incubation space where entrepreneurs, agri-food idea people, and software builders can congregate to come up with innovative New Media products, form teams, and …

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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 free event! Join Health Promotion Clearinghouse (HPC) and partners for an interactive conversation on food security, one of the key …

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FoodARC Open House: Food Security Research Inspiring Change Join Food Action Research Centre (FoodARC) at our Open House showcasing participatory and community research to build food security in Nova Scotia. Where: FoodARC, Mount Saint Vincent University, 2 Melody Drive (building #6 on the MSVU campus map) When: October 16th, 2013, 9:00am-10:30am The Open House will give the Mount community and …

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