Yearly Archives: 2018

Food action and understanding: The roots of household food insecurity and ways to grow community food security (presentation)

Check out Food action and understanding: The roots of household food insecurity and ways to grow community food security – a presentation prepared by FoodARC in collaboration with Ecology Action Centre. You can download this presentation here.

FoodARC August 2018 Newsletter

Stay up to date with what we’ve been doing. FoodARC is committed to research that is grounded in real community needs in Nova Scotia and beyond — research that supports learning, action and the social and systems change needed to

Notification of Thesis Defence at FoodARC – Nadia Pabani

Nadia Pabani will present her thesis defence Bringing the Public into Public Nutrition: How engagement with community-based participatory action research has informed Public Health Nutritionists’ practice in Nova Scotia 1:00 PM – August 21, 2018 FoodARC 47 College Road, Mount

Ksenia Kholina, FoodARC intern, received NSHRF Quest Award for greatest promise for health research in the province

Congratulations to FoodARC Dietetic intern and Applied Human Nutrition MSc student Ksenia Kholina for being awarded the prestigious Quest Award from the Nova Scotia Health Research Foundation! NSHRF The Quest – John Ruedy Award is presented annually to the graduate

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New research funding announcement: Dismantling stigma

FoodARC’s Director, Dr. Patty Williams recently received funding through the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) for a new research project called Dismantling stigma: Exploring experiences of and views on food insecurity, social exclusion, and shame among women through

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Latest data on household food insecurity published by PROOF

PROOF published latest data on household food insecurity based on the 2015-2016 Canadian Community Health Survey. It shows that food insecurity remains a prominent issue in Canada affecting millions of adults and children across the country.   You can find

Dig in! – Some Common Food Terms (in collaboration with EAC)

Do you find that the terminology sometimes gets confusing? Do you know what is the difference between food security and food justice? What about food sovereignty? To help you navigate the terminology, FoodARC, in collaboration with Ecology Action Centre, developed

EAC Stories From The Food Movement – video series featuring Patty Williams

Check out Stories From The Food Movement – a wonderful video series produced by our friends at Ecology Action Centre! The video featuring FoodARC’s director Patty Williams is linked below. Enjoy!   You can find other videos and more information

Promoting Healthy Weights in Children Conference

On June 6th, 2018 Ksenia Kholina, FoodARC’s Summer 2018 dietetic intern, attended Promoting Healthy Weights in Children, childhood obesity-focused conference in Moncton, NB. Ksenia found the approach taken to be all-encompassing and well-rounded, therefore, she wanted to share some of

Key Health Inequalities in Canada: A National Portrait

The report on Key Health Inequalities in Canada has been publicly released on May 28th, 2018 and it is available here along with the executive summary, Health Inequalities Data Tool and the series of infographics. This report was developed by the

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