The DVD Food Security: It’s Everyone’s Business was designed to complement the Thought About Food? workbook, but also to be used as a stand-alone resource. The first section of the DVD provides background on the issue of food security. Subsequent sections are consistent with the format of the Workbook, incorporating success stories and insights from experts and advocates in children’s …

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For immediate releaseMay 20, 2014 A new research report reveals that pollution and ecological changes around Pictou Landing First Nation are the most significant community challenge when it comes to eating well. Community members shared photographs and stories to describe their experiences with food and point to their key concerns, which also included physical and economic access to healthy food. …

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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 food leaders, thinkers and doers from coast to coast to coast. Optional: Come early and attend the ACORN annual conference, …

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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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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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