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FoodARC undertook research on the Consumer Food Environment in Nova Scotia to understand the current and future factors affecting the food & beverage environment, and the populations most affected by these environments.
The project involved collaborating with local organizers to co-host a series of regional gatherings that serve as opportunities for outreach, knowledge and story sharing, action planning, and capacity building, and which focused on local priorities and interests.
A 5-year participatory research project (2010-2015) that aims to increase community food security for all Nova Scotians.
Voices for Food Security in Nova Scotia builds on more than a decade of collaborative and community based participatory research to improve knowledge, understanding and action to create the conditions to address food insecurity in Nova Scotia.
This project was part of the Atlantic Social Economy and Sustainability Research Network, which worked to broaden knowledge about the social economy of the Atlantic region. From 2005-2011 the partnership brought together both academic and community partners committed to improving community food security.
This workbook was developed in 2005-2006 as part of a series of research projects on food security. As well as using research and experiences drawn from the Nova Scotia Food Security Projects, it incorporates ideas, insights and advice from people involved in food security issues and actions across Canada.