Take a stand Exhibitors

NS Ballroom foyer

Saturday from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm & Sunday from 8:30 am to 12:30 pmWe encourage you to visit the booths featuring the products and services of our exhibitors:

The Aquaculture Association of Nova Scotia supports the production of quality food in the cool, clear waters of Nova Scotia, creating wealth based on a renewable resource.

The Canadian Biotechnology Action Network (CBAN) researches and responds to the impacts of genetic engineering (also called genetic modification or GM) in food and farming. CBAN includes farmer associations, regional coalitions of grassroots groups, and environmental, international development and social justice organizations in Canada.

Community Food Centres Canada provides resources and a proven approach to partner organizations across Canada to create Community Food Centres that bring people together to grow, cook, share, and advocate for good food.

Development and Peace (The Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace) is the official international development organization of the Catholic Church in Canada and the Canadian member of Caritas Internationalis.

Dalhousie University, Faculty of Agriculture specializes in post-secondary education in agriculture and its related disciplines. Our scholarship, research and training generate knowledge and solutions for healthy, sustainable societies.

The Ecology Action Centre is one of Atlantic Canada’s largest and most active environmental organizations. Since 1971, the EAC has been working at the local, regional, national and more recently, international level to build a healthier and more sustainable world.

FarmStart supports a new generation of farmers to develop locally oriented, ecologically sound, and economically viable enterprises. We provide new farmers with the resources, tools and support necessary to get their businesses off the ground and to thrive.

Fernwood Publishing publishes critical books that inform, enlighten and challenge. We are political publishers in that our books acknowledge, confront and contest intersecting forms of oppression and exploitation. We believe that in publishing books that challenge the status quo we are facilitating the move to a more socially just world.

Food Matters Manitoba - As a registered charity, Food Matters partners with northerners, newcomers, farmers and families to harvest, prepare and share good food.

Food Secure Canada is a pan-Canadian alliance of organizations and individuals working together to advance food security and food sovereignty through three inter-locking goals: zero hunger, healthy and safe food, and sustainable food systems.

Food Action Research Centre (FoodARC) - Visit the interactive FoodARC display on the 2nd floor foyer to watch videos about our research that provoke thought and inspire action on creating healthy, just and sustainable food systems for all. Learn more about our activities and partnerships, and share your reflections and ideas about creating change! The FoodARC at Mount Saint Vincent University is committed to research and action to build food security in Nova Scotia and beyond.

FoodShare Toronto is a non-profit organization that works with communities and schools to deliver healthy food and food education. Since 1985, FoodShare has pioneered innovative programs like the Good Food Box, impacted what kids eat in school, and improved the way people eat and grow food across Toronto every day.

Inter Pares believes in solidarity, not charity, as an approach to international cooperation. For 40 years, we have worked closely with courageous activists and more than a hundred inspiring organizations throughout the world to build peace, advance justice and globalize equality.

Local Source Market is committed to providing the community with locally grown, seasonally available fruits and vegetables as well as sustainable meat and dairy from locally raised animals. We are proud to provide residents with the ability to follow a local diet and to support our local farmers and suppliers.

Open Heart Farming Poetry - As an author in the anthology "In The Company of Animals" http://www.nimbus.ca/In-the-Company-of-Animals-P6860.aspx. I can purchase copies at a discount and want to sell copies at the regular price $23.00 with $5 of each purchase going to CBAN. It is my initiative, not non-profit or company.

PROOF is an international, interdisciplinary team of researchers who are committed to the reduction of household food insecurity. We have been funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research to execute a five-year research program to identify viable and effective policy interventions to reduce household food insecurity in Canada.

FoodWork FoodWork's mission is to get more people to put their skills to work for local, sustainable and secure food. Food nonprofits, farms and businesses use FoodWork.ca to seek out staff, directors, interns and volunteers. In partnership with GoodWork, we bring 14 years experience and over 2,000 food postings to date. 

USC Canada works with small-scale farmers in 11 countries, including Canada, so they can continue expanding seed diversity and growing good food.