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


Full of Beans and Big Ideas

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Well we did it! Our last Community Food Leader training involved receiving 27 types of beans and a certificate for completing this leadership course. We are now armed and ready for action! Check out the full article at:  


Wysmykal Farm update and CSA 2018

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Dear Local Vegetable Enthusiasts, Health Conscious Eaters, Community Minded Cooks, Young Families, Veteran Gourmets, and You: We are pleased to announce that we are well under way for our 8th! fantastic year of organic vegetable growing. We are very excited this year to once again have another chance to participate…

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Applications open for the 2018 Community Food Leader Certificate Program

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To all Food Leaders, Applications are now open for the 2018 Community Food Leader Certificate Program, starting this May! If you know of any other organizations or individuals who would be interested please pass this along.  Applications are due April 20, 2018. All details, including the online application can be found…


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