food security

Event

Waves of Change: Sustainable Food for All National Assembly

Nov 13, 2014 to Nov 16, 2014
Various Halifax , NS
Canada
44° 38' 55.9068" N, 63° 34' 31.152" W
Nova Scotia CA
Hundreds of food leaders from across Canada will converge in Halifax November 13-16, 2014 for Waves of Change: Sustainable Food for All, Food Secure Canada's eighth National Assembly.
Podcast
May 29, 2014
Fresh Ideas from Speakers of Note

Earth democracy: A lecture by Vandana Shiva

Needs No Introduction
Dr. Shiva is well known internationally as an anti-globalization author, environmentalist and ecofeminist. She spoke at the North Centennial Community Centre in Winnipeg.
Podcast
Apr 7, 2014

Community gardening with BUGS

Constructing change: the activist toolkit
In this episode of Constructing Change, we talk with a small panel of community garden leaders in Ottawa working with BUGS -- Bytowne Urban Gardens.
Podcast
Apr 4, 2014

Loss of agricultural land threatens food security

Redeye
The Agricultural Land Reserve was set up in the 1970s to protect prime farming land from development. Now there are rumours that the provincial government is planning to dismantle the ALR.
Activist Toolkit

Community Gardens

Guides
A how-to guide for starting a community garden
News
Jan 21, 2014
Photo: wikimedia commons

The battle to privatize life in Canada

Sally Miller
If UPOV '91 is pushed through this winter by the Harper government, it would be another victory for the transnational companies, like Monsanto, that seek to privatize agricultural supplies.

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