Robert Palmer is in his 60s. Since his wife died four years ago, Robert has had to cook for himself for the first time. Despite his participation in cooking programs at The Local Community Food Centre in Stratford, ON, he was surviving on fast food, frozen foods, and energy drinks.
For anyone who didn't attend Food Secure Canada's recent conference in Halifax, but is keen to get filled in, you'll be happy to hear that FSC has made all the plenary sessions available online.
We're proud to share with you our 2013-14 Progress Report! It charts how an investment of good food can make a big difference in the health and well-being of communities across Canada.
I’m 20,000 feet in the air as I write this, flying home after three full, inspiring, tiring days at the Food Secure Canada 8th National Assembly, Waves of change: Sustainable food for all in Halifax.
As part of the launch of our new Good Food Organizations initiative, we wanted to take the opportunity to foreground a resource that is central to our work — the Good Food Principles. Members of The Pod may have
We’re thrilled to announce the launch of Good Food Organizations, a new initiative which aims to increase the capacity of community food security organizations across Canada in offering healthy and dignified food programs in their communities.
Ask any Community Food Centre staff what has been core to their approach since the beginning, and we’re willing to bet the word “listening” will always top the list.
Kristina McMillan, the Manager at the NorWest Co-op Community Food Centre in Winnipeg, MB completed her community consultations in early 2014.
We are pleased to call on Ontario-based organizations to submit an Expression of Interest to develop a Community Food Centre in their community in 2015.