FoodARC News Archive

Building Self Reliance: Pathways to Healthy, Local and Sustainable Food in Our Institutions

Revisit the March 2016 workshop and interactive presentation with Joshna Maharaj, Chef and Activist. This video captured the morning portion of the event, including Joshna’s presentation and local stories.

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Tim Merry’s Food Security Rap – CURA Gathering 2010

Tim Merry, a change leader, spoken word poet, and host for the event, spontaneously captured the group’s collectively developed vision of community food security.

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Desert Tongue

FoodARC, in partnership with community partners, invited Marvin Trimm, aka Native Son, to create a special spoken word poem for an event held in Spryfield (Halifax), NS in February 2014. The event brought together community members to hear about research

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Save the Date! Food Secure Canada’s 8th National Assembly – Nov 13-16, 2014

Food Secure Canada‘s 8th National Assembly Nov 13-16, 2014, Halifax, NS Co-hosted by: Food Action Research Centre, the Atlantic Canadian Organic Regional Network (ACORN), and the NS Food Security Network. Join us for 3 days of plenaries, workshops, meetings and more with

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Hope Blooms on Dragons’ Den Wednesday, November 13th 8PM

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

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Food Security Brunch and Learn

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

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Political Candidate Forum on Child Care – MSVU (Thurs. Sept. 26th, 6:30PM)

Political Candidate Forum on Child Care This Thursday, September 26th there will be a discussion with political party candidates around child care. The event will take place at 6:30PM at Mount Saint Vincent University in the Seton Academic Centre Auditorium.

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Upcoming Event: Seeing and Shaping the Future – New Models of Inspired Action

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,

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Interesting Upcoming Event: Cultivating Agriculture, Food and Health

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

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Upcoming Event
Policy Webinar: Building Alliances to Achieve a Healthy, Sustainable and Just Food System in Nova Scotia

Save this date! March 22, 2013, 9:30-11am Webinar: “Building Alliances to Achieve a Healthy, Sustainable and Just Food System in Nova Scotia” Drawing on in-depth interviews with individuals representing 35 non-government, public and private sector organizations in Nova Scotia, this

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