The federal government's new approaches to healthy eating will include new eating guidelines, as well as new rules for marketing and labelling certain foods aimed at children.
Join 700 food activists, chefs, researchers, community workers, Indigenous leaders, policy makers, entrepreneurs and interested foodies from across the country for Canada's biggest and most diverse food gathering, Resetting the Table, Food Secure Canada’s 9th Assembly October 13-16th in Toronto. We all have something to bring to the table to create a just, sustainable food system for all.
Innovation, helpfully defined as “significant positive change” by opening speaker John Ikerd (Professor Emeritus, Missouri), was the theme of Saturday at Resetting the Table.
Food policy wonks, gardeners, farmers, good food activists and your everyday foodie were fed a HUGE buffet today of food system banter, discussions and chats at Day Two of Resetting the Table.
Celebrate the meeting of the Canadian food movement with a feast featuring organic produce from some of the country's best farmland. The seasonal menu includes our favourite fall foods, with Ontario specialties like pickerel and black walnuts.
Join Indigenous leaders from across Canada exploring the front-line stories and struggles of Indigenous peoples as distinct nations who are working to build food sovereignty.
How do we kick local food production and consumption to the next level? What regulatory changes and incentives would help local food go big? Who’s on the ground right now blazing a trail for local food producers and distributors?
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the premiers will finalize a pan-Canadian climate framework plan later this month, laying down the policy framework for Canada to finally get its growing carbon footprint under control (hopefully). The food system will play an integral role in Canada’s success or failure in implementing this plan.
More than fifty First Nations, Metis and Inuit participants from diverse geographies and areas of focus, will be among the hundreds of farmers, business people, non-profit organizations, activists, policy makers and academics gathering to unite for policy change grounded in the diverse realities and practices that exist within the rapidly expanding food security movement in Canada.
We are delighted to announce the winners of the 3rd Cathleen Kneen Award, two women who show extraordinary leadership and embody the spirit of the food movement in their communities and territories.
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