In the summer 2017, four graduate students in the Southern Ontario FLEdGE Research Node worked with FLEdGE community partners on three action research projects. These projects explored the tensions, compromises, and opportunities inherent in the scaling up and out of sustainable food system initiatives. FLEdGE is happy to announce that case studies from those projects are now available to the public on our website. Continue reading “Southern Ontario Food System Case Studies are Now Available!”
Without additional efforts, the target of ending hunger by 2030 will not be met.
22 February 2017, Rome – Mankind’s future ability to feed itself is in jeopardy due to intensifying pressures on natural resources, mounting inequality, and the fallout from a changing climate, warns a new FAO report out today.
Though very real and significant progress in reducing global hunger has been achieved over the past 30 years, “expanding food production and economic growth have often come at a heavy cost to the natural environment,” says The Future of Food and Agriculture: Trends and Challenges.
Continue reading “World’s future food security “in jeopardy” due to multiple challenges, FAO report warns”
By Abra Brynne. December 16, 2016
While attending the Future of Food Law & Policy in Canada conference in Halifax in early November, I had the opportunity to present on a panel entitled “At the Intersection of Food and Animal Law”.
Food in Canada and Beyond:Communities, Collaboration, Complexity. May 27–30, 2017. Ryerson University. Toronto, Ontario
The Canadian Association for Food Studies (CAFS) will host its twelfth annual assembly at Ryerson University in Toronto, Ontario, May 27–30, 2017, in conjunction with the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences.
By Carla Johnston
In late October, I had the pleasure of joining a roundtable discussion (at a not so round table) on transitions and innovation in food governance at The Governance of Seeds and Food: Taking Stock Symposium at Carleton University.