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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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Tax Time on the Farm presentation

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The Amherst Chamber is hosting Small Business this month. One of the topics is below and may be of interest to our CFAN members. Presentation – Tax Time On The Farm (Presenter(s) Amherst: McIssac Darragh Chartered Professional Accountants) Sponsor – Growing Forward 2, Province of Nova Scotia, Think Farm, Canadian…

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Forest Funeral Thurs Oct 19, 2017

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Hello Nova Scotia Wild Flora Society The NSWFS is a Supporting Organization of the Healthy Forest Coalition (HFC).  We are forwarding to you this message from the HFC.  We trust you will consider attending. As you know, (a) the provincial government is allowing DNR to mismanage Crown Land, especially with…

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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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