FarmWorks representative embracing farmer.

Better food through community financing: FarmWorks shows the way

FarmWorks is creating opportunities for Nova Scotians to support local businesses that provide food for their neighbours—right across the Province! This inspiring video gives voice to small enterprise owners who have benefitted from FarmWorks Shareholder investment, mentoring and support in communities across Nova Scotia. As a Community Economic Development Investment Fund (CEDIF), FarmWorks offers a ‘community supported finance’ model that encourages socially responsible investment. Learn more about ‘investing in ourselves’, and how to become become an impact investor through sustainable, local, ethical investing. And please share widely!

About the Social Economy of Food Video Series 

The Social Economy of Food Video Series showcases local leaders that are using food to improve their communities by enhancing the local and social economies. Watch the complete series here.

Other videos in the series: 

The Social Economy of Food Video Series- Introduction

Supporting Seed Saving and Farmers in Atlantic Canada

Durham Integrated Growers “DIG” Community Gardens and All Forms of Urban Agriculture

Nourishing Communities: Hidden Harvest Ottawa has big dreams for a greener Ottawa. What are yours?

Black Duck Wild Rice: The Resurgence of Indigenous Food Sovereignty within the Kawartha Lakes Region

Cloverbelt Local Food Co-op (CLFC)

Aroland Youth Blueberry Initiative

Willow Springs Creative Centre WSCC

Nipigon Blueberry Blast Festival