The C350x350Circle-CFAN-MAPumberland Food Action Network (CFAN)  is a member based organization that promotes positive food changes in our local community of Cumberland County, Nova Scotia.

CFAN works towards a more accessible, sustainable & healthy local food system through food-related action, education and events.

Our membership is made up of community members, farmers, health care professionals, politicians, care-givers, community gardeners and passionate food lovers.

CFAN is made up of people like you!

Have a question? Interested in joining the Cumberland food action network? Email our outreach coordinator here for information about our next meeting.

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Watch this video and listen to what Food Security means to members of our community.

Recent CFAN News


5th Annual Seedy Saturday !

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When:  Saturday March 3rd  / 1 – 3pm Where: Christ Church Hall ( 5 Lawrence St ) Amherst Do join us for the CFAN Annual General Meeting 11:30 to 12:30pm


CFAN Seed Swap March 3rd !!!

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The CFAN Seed Swap will be held on  Saturday March 3rd, 1pm-3pm at Christ Church Hall in Amherst. More details coming soon …      

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Food Hacks NS

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#FoodHackNS is the first innovation-driving food tech event of it’s kind in Nova Scotia. It is about creating solutions to real food industry problems in a province rich with natural resources and famous for its apples, blueberries and lobster. Yet it is hard to fathom that so many people living in…

Basic Needs Cumberland credit Schools Plus

Cumberland Basic Needs

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  Additional info for the ARHS Viking Pantry (School Based supports) The direct line set up in the Pantry room is 661-2540 ext 202