For the first time ever, the Food Secure Canada Assembly will be coming to the Maritimes! FoodARC (in partnership with others) submitted a proposal to host the 2014 Assembly and we are thrilled to announce that FSC’s 2014 Assembly will be hosted by us and held at Mount Saint Vincent University. Stay tuned for more details! Click here for the …

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Interested in learning about Community-University partnerships and their ability to facilitate healthy, sustainable community food systems? Join Food Secure Canada for a webinar Wednesday June 26, 1 – 2 pm EDT Hosted by The Community First: Impacts of Community Engagement (CFICE) project of Food Secure Canada and Carleton University All webinars are recorded and posted within a week. Sign up to receive call-in information. Webinar description …

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Thanks to the hard work and skilled hands of filmmaker Kevin Moynihan, Local Source has produced a third video in their ‘Eco-Innovators’ video series, based on the book ‘Eco-Innovators: Sustainability in Atlantic Canada’. This new video is the story of Local Source, a great Halifax retailer that provides food produced in the (bio)region, based on strong relationships with local farmers. …

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Just Us! is hosting Frans Van der Hoff (one of the pioneers and founders of Fair Trade) this afternoon and tomorrow (June 10th and 11th): Monday, June 10 @ 4 pm Barrington Coffee & Tea House 1715 Barrington Street Halifax, NS Tuesday, June 11 @ 7 pm Spring Garden Coffeehouse 5896 Spring Garden Road Halifax, NS He’ll be talking about …

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June 18, 1:00-9:30 pm and June 19, 1:30-3:30 pm Mount Saint Vincent University, Rosaria Building ALIA and Envision NS invite you to a “gathering within a gathering” at the upcoming ALIA Summer Institute. Come together to learn from models, stories, and prototypes from Nova Scotia and around the world. Explore ways that we can work together to “shape the future” …

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Cultivating Agriculture, Food and Health aims to gather key players from the Atlantic region to work together to explore the ways that our agricultural and food systems can improve the health and the lives of Atlantic Canadians. And they need you at the table. Join at Dalhousie’s Agricultural Campus in Truro, NS, from June 19-21 for an opportunity to learn, …

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