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Provincial election on May 30th

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Hi Our Food team, As you are aware, there is going to be a provincial election on May 30th. The EAC is focusing on four main priorities this election: Coastal Protection Act, regulate clearcutting, firm climate change targets and active transportation infrastructure investment.   As food is not front and…

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The Kale-axy needs you!

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At 15%, Nova Scotia has one of the highest rates of household food insecurity across Canada. As Guardians of the Kale-Axy, we fight inter-kalactic food insecurity and strive to make the universe a positive food environment where it is easier for people to grow, eat, and sell good, healthy food…and not…

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Organic Vegetable Seed Production

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COG will host Canada’s first intermediate, online certificate program on Canadian Organic Vegetable Seed Production in the Spring of 2017.   Want to learn more about producing organic seeds? Want to learn more about their commercial production, harvesting, quality, marketing, breeding and more? Want to build your own seed business…

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Public Consultation : to all farmers and consumers!

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An Open Letter to the Government of Canada Against Increased Regulations on Canadian Farmers. In a move started under the Harper government and now continued by the Trudeau government, the Canadian Food Inspection agency is pushing forward a plan to increase the licensing and regulatory requirements on Canadian farms. The…

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Cumberland Countie’s Vital Signs 2016 Report

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READ THE FULL REPORT ABOUT CUMBERLAND COUNTY HERE Dear Friends and Citizens of Cumberland County: We’re excited to present the Cumberland County Vital Signs®, an outcome of the efforts of local leadership and a collaboration with the Community Foundation of Nova Scotia (CFNS). Vital Signs pull together secondary information to capture…

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