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Thursday, Apr 17, 2014

According to the Canadian Mental Health Association, 1 in 5 Canadians will personally experience a mental illness in their lifetime.

Thursday, Jul 10, 2014

One of the beliefs that underpin our work is that space matters.

Thursday, Oct 15, 2015

The causes of food insecurity are undoubtedly complex and interconnected; yet one cross-cutting factor cannot be denied — poverty.

Thursday, Dec 17, 2015

This module asks the question: where does social transformation come from?

Friday, Apr 29, 2016

To kick off this year's CFCC Food Summit, we introduced a new event: a keynote featuring four inspiring social change-makers from Canada and the U.S.: Joanna Kerr Executive Director of ...

Tuesday, Jul 19, 2016

What is social isolation? How do loneliness, social exclusion, and disconnection from community affect people at different stages in their lives?

Tuesday, Dec 13, 2016

At CFCC, we've long been inspired by the "Rx" approach – healthcare providers writing prescriptions for fresh fruits and vegetables that low-income families can redeem as vouchers at local farmer'...

Tuesday, Dec 13, 2016

Right now, government regulators and civil society organizations are battling with the processed food industry to create a better food environment for Canadians.There is an urgency to address how...

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Food banks provide spaces where people can connect and get support, but hunger is a complicated problem to solve and food charity is an inadequate response.

Monday, Dec 09, 2013

At CFCC, we've connected with Jess Powers and the team at WhyHunger on a number of occasions. Every time we talk with them, we ...

Friday, Jan 18, 2013

Understanding and reporting on the collective impact of Community Food Centres across Canada is key to our evaluation strategy.

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

By cooking and enjoying meals together, food has the power to reduce social isolation and build community.

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

A Community Food Centre is a thriving, welcoming space where food builds health, skills and community.

Wednesday, Oct 30, 2013

CFCC and our partner Community Food Centres strive to meet the food needs of low-income communities.

Thursday, Aug 08, 2013

In July 2013 we hosted a webinar conversation entitled 'Good Food Rules: Nudging people towards healthier eating in nutrition education programs' with ...

Thursday, May 23, 2013

The Community Action Program (CAP) at The Stop CFC empowers community members experiencing...

Thursday, May 23, 2013

Food banks started as a temporary response to growing hunger and poverty in the 1970s, the consequences of any economy in crisis.

Thursday, May 23, 2013

With more than 500 people lending a hand annually across our three Community Food Centres, there is no doubt that volunteers play a crucial role in the functioning of a CFC and community food...

Monday, May 27, 2013

The drop-in meal programs are a key component of Community Food Centres' front line emergency food provisioning.

Monday, May 27, 2013

As part of the skills and community development component of the Community Food Centre model, we see gardens as a place for more than growing vegetables.

Monday, May 27, 2013

On December 13, we hosted a conversation between Nick Saul and Janet Poppendieck on charity vs. solidarity and issues facing the food movement.

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

On April 24, 2013 we hosted a webinar with Nick Saul, President & CEO of Community Food Centres Canada, and Cheryl Roddick, Director of Development at The Stop Community Food Centre.

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

On March 4th 2013, Food Secure Canada hosted a webinar presentation of the UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food, Olivier De Schutter, when he presented the report from his official mission...

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

After several years of offering garden-based education programs for local elementary schools, The Stop opened The Green Barn, a facility which enabled the organization to expand the number and...

Monday, Jan 14, 2013

In December 2012, Community Food Centres Canada filmed the best practices session at the Gardening and Mental Health Knowledge Swap hosted by the Central Toronto Community Health Centre in...

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