Upcoming Webinar: Tuesday, December 8, 2015 12-1pm EST Join Community Food Centres Canada (CFCC) on Tuesday, December 8th  from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. EST  for a webinar that explores how social change actually happens. In this one hour webinar, CFCC will welcome Raj Patel’s lessons from the frontlines of the food justice movement. Raj Patel is an award-winning writer, activist, …

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I had the pleasure of being interviewed by the National Post about the National Student Food Summit 2015 organized by Meal Exchange! See the attached article below. Stay tuned to see how “The Hand You’re Dealt” will be used as an education tool for volunteers for Meal Exchange’s annual food drive and hunger awareness campaign, Trick or Eat, which will …

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By Brett Maletic June, 3, 2015: Today we headed out to the Halifax Seaport Farmers’ Market for the press release of the much- anticipated “Food Counts: Halifax Food Assessment,” a 2014 report developed through the Halifax Food Policy Alliance. This report takes a hard look at the state of our current food system here in the HRM, both in terms of strengths as …

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June 1, 2015 By Brett Maletic Today was the much-anticipated press release for Halifax Living Wage 2015; a research report developed by the Nova Scotia Office of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) and the United Way. Introducing the report were two panelists: CCPA’s Nova Scotia Director, Dr. Christine Saulnier, and Max Chauvin,‎ Chair of the Opportunities Council and Co-Chair of the Homeless …

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Mark your calendars! On June 3rd, the Halifax Food Policy Alliance invites you to the release of Halifax’s first ever food assessment report – Food Counts. This benchmark research compiles 70 different aspects of food in Halifax and lays the foundation for building a healthy, just and sustainable food system. Food is everybody’s issue, but the way that we design …

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Please see the attached JOB POSTING for the position of Community Food Coordinator at the Ecology Action Centre, based in the Halifax office. This is a maternity leave replacement that will begin early-mid June 2015 and end mid July 2016. This position is part of the project Our Food: Reconnecting Food and Community and is one of two project co-leads …

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Written by Meal Exchange Volunteer Coordinator and FoodARC Volunteer, Meredith Bessey On March 20th, Meal Exchange MSVU, in collaboration with the Mount’s Community Garden Society, hosted the Our Food System Panel. We had a great turn-out and we are excited to share some of the main learning points from the event! The panel was moderated by Meal Exchange member Landon …

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As a result of more than ten years of collaborative and community-based participatory research, a wealth of knowledge has been produced about food systems and food access in Nova Scotia. Make Food Matter is a strategy to support FoodARC partners in building community food security (CFS) across Nova Scotia by moving research to action. The toolkit for the strategy is …

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