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The project involves 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 focus on local priorities and interests.
Building Capacity for Reconciliation: Transforming Teaching and Learning through Etuaptmumk (Two-Eyed Seeing)
FoodARC will be hosting the 2018 President’s Visiting Lecture Series on Teaching and Learning on Building Capacity for Reconciliation: Transforming Teaching and Learning through Etuaptmumk (Two-Eyed Seeing) in partnership with the Atlantic Indigenous Mentorship Network (Atlantic-IMN).
FoodARC is undertaking 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.
Cultivating Change: Putting Food First in Nova Scotia was an exploratory project that focused on facilitating and strengthening cross-departmental collaborations, to create sustained action and lasting change on food insecurity in Nova Scotia.
This project explores how to foster cultural food security for new immigrants and refugees in NS by examining factors that contribute to their food insecurity, as well as the relevance of community-driven local initiatives and programs as potential opportunities to contribute to cultural food security.
Dismantling stigma: Exploring experiences of and views on food insecurity, social exclusion, and shame among women through participatory action research
This project will focus on creating more compassionate social environments for women experiencing food insecurity as a means to contribute to social and systems change to address food insecurity.