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Community Kitchen program at the YMCA

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Join us for the Community Kitchen program at the YMCA in Amherst to prepare and enjoy a delicious and nutritious lunch. Community members are invited to join us in preparing and cooking a meal for themselves and others to enjoy. When: Wednesdays beginning January 10th, 2018 from 10:00am-2:00pm Where: YMCA…

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Plants to Plates Activity Guide

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Happy to share with you Plants to Plates Activity guide. Hot off the press.   This guide is meant to make it easier for those who want to teach kids about food, to do so! This hands-on program uses fun activities to get kids excited about eating healthy food.  …

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From Farm to Food Bank

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This blog was recently posted on the Adventures in Local Food website From Farm to Food Bank This growing season I had the pleasure to take part in the CFAN (Cumberland Food Action Network) Farm to Food Bank Project. A total of 8 free sessions were planned, partly designed by…

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CETA the Wrong Deal for People says National Farmers Union

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Media Release: CETA the Wrong Deal for People says National Farmers Union (September 21, 2017 – Saskatoon) Major portions of the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) are coming into force today. “This is the wrong trade deal for Canadian and European citizens,” said Terry Boehm, Chair of…

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Consultations for national food policy are open

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Hi EACers   I wanted to let you know that the federal government is leading two ongoing consultations that could help address income-related food insecurity and support healthy, just and sustainable food systems within Canada.   We’ll be sharing the info below through our networks, but I thought you might…

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Food Counts: A Pan-Canadian Sustainable Food Systems Report Card

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Dear FLEdGE Partners: The Pan-Canadian Sustainable Food Systems Report Card is now available at: http://fledgeresearch.ca/foodcounts/ We wanted to share this very exciting news with you ahead of our more public, institutional press release tomorrow morning.   The Pan-Canadian Sustainable Food Systems Report Card helps researchers, policy makers, and practitioners examine sustainable food systems at the…

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Food Systems Leadership Opportunity

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ReHarvest is looking for regional cofounders and a community engagement lead! Become an integral part of a movement that’s working to redefine the way we look at food waste and create lasting social and environmental impact.   As the founder and director of a ReHarvest chapter, you’ll have the unique…

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