FoodARC News Archive

Stories from the Food Movement – Patty Williams

Patty Williams shares her excitement for federal food policy discussions and the strong voice of the food with the Ecology Action Centre.

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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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Our Lobster, Our Communities

As part of the Community-University Research Alliance: ACT for CFS and community researchers in Eastern Shelburne County chose to examine the lobster industry using participatory video. The purpose of the project was to learn more about the lobster industry regarding

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What is Participatory Food Costing?

The Nova Scotia Participatory Food Costing Project began by asking a simple question: “How much does it cost for households living in Nova Scotia to maintain a nutritious diet?” The project brings together people who have experienced food insecurity with

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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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Mount Saint Vincent Community Garden

Located at the Meadows at the top of Seton Road on the MSVU campus, the garden brings together members of the local community as well as staff, students and faculty at the Mount.

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Vision of Community Food Security – Spoken Word & Kinetic Typography

In August 2010, over 50 community, government, and academic team members launched ACT for CFS. Spoken word artist and facilitator Tim Merry produced this from a session at the gathering. The spoken word served for the base for a Kinetic

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Food Security: It’s Everyone’s Business

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

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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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Community Food Security in Pictou Landing First Nation

Pictou Landing First Nation developed a community research project in 2013/14 to explore community food security/ insecurity in Pictou Landing. This video shares the results of the project.

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