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Major Funding for Rural Food Security from Department of Agriculture

The Federal Department of Agriculture is offering major funding to rural communities, to help them create food security at the community level.   They will be offering this funding to…

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Sustainable farming in the Codroy Valley

Megan Samms, a textile artist and co-owner of Tuckaway Farm, Apiary & Apothecary, makes her home in Katalisk Sipu, the Mi’kmaw name for the area around the Codroy Valley, not far from…

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Seed banks: the last line of defense against a threatening global food crisis

The Guardian published this informative article on the close to 1,700 seed banks around the world, which are safeguarding biodiversity. Read the article here:…

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Second Harvest Research Presentation on Food Waste

Wasted Opportunity, Rescuing Surplus Food in a Throwaway Culture Second Harvest invites you to attend the reveal of their ground-breaking research, Wasted Opportunity, Rescuing Surplus Food in a…

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Memorial University Community Garden – now accepting applications for the 2022 season

Want to garden on campus this summer? The Memorial University Community Garden, located behind Queen’s College on the St. John’s Campus, is accepting new members for the 2022 gardening season.…

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 Cultivating Connections Workshop on March 31st

MAKE CONNECTIONS AND MEET THE PEOPLE WHO ARE PART OF THE WHOLE LOCAL FOOD ECOSYSTEM. Presented by: Food and Beverage Atlantic and Dept. of Fisheries, Forestry, and Agriculture. FFA are ……

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Upcoming Seedy Webinars

Our friends at Seeds of Diversity have some upcoming webinars that you can register for. All webinars are free of charge and presented virtually. SEED EQUIPMENTMARCH 23, 2022, 1:30 PM ……

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Events – Phoenix Garden Speakers’ Series

The Phoenix Garden Program at Her Majesty’s Penitentiary (HMP) in St. John’s was created by a group of volunteers who initially connected through the NLCAHR Research Exchange Group…

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FPF Featured in PEI Publication

We were recently written about on the site PEICanada.com, with the author wondering if PEI should have their own version of Food Producers Forum. Click here to download the article.…

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Where’s the Food?

Thousands of gardeners, farmers, foragers, fishers, hunters and homesteaders are already gathering and growing food in our local communities.  We are launching a province-wide research project to…

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