FLEdGE gets poetic: Faris Ahmed’s Fractured Food Systems Blues

April 6, 2017 Last year the team behind FLEdGE released the book Nourishing Communities: From Fractured Food Systems to Transformative Pathways (Springer), which documents more than a decade of collaborative work by our network of scholars, community-based partners, and practitioners interested in constructing more sustainable and just food systems. In November, Carleton University’s Faculty of Public … Continue reading FLEdGE gets poetic: Faris Ahmed’s Fractured Food Systems Blues

Nourishing Communities: The Book!

The Nourishing Communities Research Group is excited to announce the release of an edited collection that reflects on nearly a decade of Nourishing Communities research network’s collaborations. Nourishing Communities: From Fractured Food Systems to Transformative Pathways  Edited by: Knezevic, I., Blay-Palmer, A., Levkoe, C.Z., Nelson, E., Mount, P. (Springer) https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-319-57000-6 From the publisher: This edited … Continue reading Nourishing Communities: The Book!

Food Counts: A Pan-Canadian Sustainable Food Systems Report Card

Pillar #2: Values Food Providers This principle speaks to respecting the work of all food providers and supporting sustainable livelihoods. Summary of Indicator Data Farm Characteristics Indicators 14. Number of farms, Status: “Getting Worse” 15. Farm size, Status: “Getting Worse” 16. Farm operating management, Status: “Getting Worse“ 17. Farm land tenure, Status: “Getting Worse” 18. Type of farm, Status: “One Point … Continue reading Food Counts: A Pan-Canadian Sustainable Food Systems Report Card