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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Recent CFAN News


Musicians for Local Food: Sat. June 23, 12-3pm

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Dear Local Food Supporters: Please mark your calendars for the 4th annual Musicians for Local Food fundraiser on Saturday, June 23, 12-3 pm. The concert will be held outdoors at Victoria Square, main street Amherst this year and besides the amazing music, the event will feature a local food BBQ lunch, silent auction,…

Colloidal Silver Water Making Workshop CANCELLED

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- WE ARE SORRY TO SAY THAT THIS WORKSHOP HAS BEEN CANCELLED – Colloidal Silver Water Making Workshop Wed., June 6, 6-8 pm at Maggie’s Place in Amherst The event is free of charge / donate what you can, with any proceeds going to the Cumberland Food Action Network. Please…

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YREACH International Cooking Class with host Nadee Buddhiwickrama

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International Cooking Class:A Taste of Sri Lanka with Nadee Buddhiwickrama Have you always wanted to know how to cook a foreign dish? Please join Cumberland YREACH for a free cooking class. Sample sized portions will be provided. Donations to the Amherst Food Bank will be accepted. Date: Monday May 28th,…