Opportunities


Job Opportunity With Food Secure Canada ADMINISTRATIVE COORDINATOR Deadline Feb 20, 2017 Food Secure Canada is a bilingual pan-Canadian alliance of organizations and individuals working together to advance food security and food sovereignty through three inter-locking goals: zero hunger, healthy and safe food, and sustainable food systems. We are in a period of growth and … Continue reading Opportunities

WEBINAR SERIES Subversions from the Informal and Social Economy: Relocating social and ecological values in food systems


The Nourishing Communities research group is conducting community-based research investigating food initiatives that operate within the social or informal economy, intended to address food security and community development; benefit marginalized communities, including low-income groups, Aboriginal people, youth and women; and provide important environmental stewardship services. We are presenting initial reflections and case studies from regions across Canada … Continue reading WEBINAR SERIES Subversions from the Informal and Social Economy: Relocating social and ecological values in food systems

World’s future food security “in jeopardy” due to multiple challenges, FAO report warns


Without additional efforts, the target of ending hunger by 2030 will not be met. Empowering small-scale farmers and providing them better access to information, markets and technologies is key to ensuring future food security. Published by the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations Read the full report here. 22 February 2017, Rome – … Continue reading World’s future food security “in jeopardy” due to multiple challenges, FAO report warns

HOW DOES YOUR LOCAL FOOD GROW?


Wayne Roberts reports from Montpelier, France (also posted on Wayne’s Medium blog) Part 2 (read Part 1 here) HOW DOES YOUR LOCAL FOOD GROW? CAN WE BUILD A LOCAL FOOD WEB INSTEAD OF A GLOBAL AGRI-CHAIN? Wayne Roberts looks at all the ways local food webs are already growing, ready to become the Next Big Thing in … Continue reading HOW DOES YOUR LOCAL FOOD GROW?

“AGRI-CHAINS” AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS


Wayne Roberts reports from Montpelier, France (also posted on Wayne’s Medium blog) Part 1 (read Part 2 here) THE FRENCH CONNECTION: SUMMING UP THE FIRST MAJOR INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON “AGRI-CHAINS” AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS Some 250 food and agriculture researchers, teachers, community and business leaders from 40 countries met in Montpelier, France, this December to discuss … Continue reading “AGRI-CHAINS” AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS

Se nourir de plaisirs: colloque international


6e colloque de la Chaire Unesco Alimentations du monde Vendredi 03 février 2017 (08h30-17h30) à Montpellier SupAgro  (Amphithéâtre Philippe Lamour) 2, place Pierre Viala – 34000 Montpellier  ! Attention ! Pour des raisons de sécurité, il est obligatoire de s’inscrire avant le LUNDI 30 JANVIER au soir pour pouvoir assister au colloque (les personnes non inscrites ne pourront pas entrer). … Continue reading Se nourir de plaisirs: colloque international

Learning how to ask questions for community food hub evalutions


A digital story-telling video by our former FLEdGE interns Janany Nagulan & Aislin Livingstone. They worked with our community partner Food Share Toronto in the summer of 2016. The story-telling video is  about their experience working with Food Share Toronto