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On The Go with Anthony Germain: Food Producers Forum

The Chairperson of Food Producers Forum, Dan Rubin, recently appeared on CBC radio to talk about the launch of our province-wide survey on food production. You can listen here:…

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Food Distribution, Food Security, News |

Activist groups tackling food insecurity issues plaguing rural N.L.

Food prices are soaring in Newfoundland and Labrador’s cities and larger towns, but the problem is likely worse in outports. After all, rural communities are farther from food sources, the…

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Fruit, News |

Growing Bananas in BC

A farmer in B.C.’s far north has successfully grown nearly 200 bananas in his greenhouse, just south of the B.C.-Yukon border. Read the article at CBC.ca.…

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News |

Celebrate Organic Week!

What is Organic Week? A growing number of individual events showcasing the benefits of organic agriculture and its positive impact on the environment. Organic represents a vibrant alternative food…

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The Importance of Community Gardens

They Tyee posted this article on the importance of community gardens. Read it at this link: https://thetyee.ca/News/2022/08/03/Urban-Farms-Community-Gardens-Vancouver/…

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Vancouver Island project aims to nurture next generation of farmers

Stephanie Jacobs spends her Saturdays knee-high in soil and manure, planting medicinal herbs in a quarter-acre plot that used to be the car park of a racetrack. This is the ……

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Food Distribution, News |

Climate Change Impacts on Food & Farming in Newfoundland and Labrador

How will climate change affect food and food security in NL? What challenges and opportunities exist for local food production in NL, in the face of a changing climate, both ……

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News |

Food First Is Hiring

Food First NL is hiring for four part-time Regional Food Animators, located in Labrador, Western/Northern Peninsula, Central, and Eastern Rural.  The Regional Food Animators will inspire…

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Food Distribution, News |

Should Government Be Taxing Gardens?

Even though food is not taxed, the HST is applied to seeds, plants, soil and garden equipment used for growing food.   Should our federal government be making it more ……

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News |

Call For Executive Director

Food Producers Forum is a two-year old non-profit society focused on food security, food distribution and food justice in Newfoundland and Labrador.   In that time, our group has launched…

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