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Options for New Farmer Training: A Scan of Farmer Training Programs in North America

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Options for New Farmer Training: A Scan of Farmer Training Programs in North America, explores different models of practical farmer training across North America. This report is the result of a research partnership between FLEdGE: Food, Locally Embedded, Globally Engaged researchers, the Ecological Farmers Association of Ontario (EFAO), and the Collaborative Regional Alliance for Farmer Training Southwest Ontario (CRAFT).

[WEBINAR] What Does Sustainable Food Mean in the North?

The Northern Food Network is continuing with its Webinar Series highlighting innovative projects, organizations and initiatives working to address food security and build stronger sustaianble food systems in the North. 

Our next webinar is on Monday March 12th at 1pm EST, exploring what sustainable food means in a Northenr context.

 

Register for the webinar here

 

Minister of Agriculture launches federal programs under new CAP

As part of Canada's Ag Day celebration, Minister MacAulay announced the six federal programs that will form part of the Canadian Agricultural Partnership (CAP); the Agricultural Policy Framework that will replace Growing Forward 2 in April 2018. Every five years the federal, territorial and provincial Ministers of Agriculture agree on a five year join policy framework.

Le RAD coordonne une étude sur les systèmes alimentaires durables du Grand Nord

Le RAD, en collaboration avec un réseau pan-canadien de chercheurs et de partenaires communautaires ayant une expertise au niveau de la sécurité alimentaire du Grand Nord, et en systèmes alimentaires durables, entreprend une étude de synthèse sur l'état des systèmes alimentaires et de la sécurité alimentaire dans le Nord. 

Food Secure Canada to coordinate Study on Northern Sustainable Food Systems

FSC, in collaboration with a pan-Canadian network of researchers and community partners with expertise in Northern food security and sustainable food systems, is undertaking a study to synthesize research and knowledge on the state of food systems and food security in the North...

2017. Dix coups de bouffe et de coeur.

Billet publié ici, sur mon blog, Bouffisme


 

Une nouvelle année.

[JOB POSTING] THUNDER BAY AND AREA FOOD STRATEGY COORDINATOR

The Food Strategy Coordinator will lead the ongoing efforts of the Thunder Bay and Area Food Strategy (TBAFS) by engaging partners and facilitating research, policy and action in a range of topics that comprise the TBAFS: food access; urban agriculture; school food environments; public food procurement; forest and freshwater foods; food infrastructure; and food production.

[New Book] Everyday Experts: How Peoples Knowledge Can Transform the Food System

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New Book Available Free for Download

http://www.peoplesknowledge.org/new-book-everyday-experts/

We face a series of national and global food-related crises. In the UK and in many parts of the world there are record levels of obesity, while there are also rising numbers experiencing malnutrition, including some of those who are obese. A UK government minister says our soils may only last another thirty years because of their mismanagement.

Annotated Bibliography on Structural Racism Present in the U.S. Food System: Fifth Edition

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This annotated bibliography provides current research and outreach on structural racism in the U.S. food system for the food system practitioner, researcher, and educator. Structural racism in the United States has been defined as the “normalization and legitimization of an array of dynamics—historical, cultural, institutional, and interpersonal—that routinely advantage whites while producing cumulative and chronic outcomes for people of color.”

A response from the New Farmers’ Working Group to Farms Forever

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Beginning in May, The New Farmers’ Working Group, a working group drawn from Sustain Ontario’s Farming and Farmland Network with a few external stakeholders drafted a response to the Farms Forever consultation by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA).  The document was submitted and signed by the organizations forming this working group, all of whom are key organizations working to support new farmers across the province: Just Food, Farms at Work, Golden Horseshoe Food and Farming Alliance, Roots to Harvest, Rural Agri-Innovation Network (RAIN) and Everdale.