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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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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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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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Rising Costs of Food

CBC recently published these articles on the rising costs of food, and what folks are having to do to deal with it. Rising food prices forcing some Canadians to cut ……

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Struggles of Local Farmers

CBC recently posted this guest column from Chris Bruce, a farmer in western Newfoundland. I’m a young, passionate farmer, and it seems the system is designed for me to fail…

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CBC Article on Struggles of NL Food Producers

Food producers in N.L. struggling to adapt and survive amid ‘astronomical’ increases…

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Food producers in N.L. struggling to adapt and survive amid ‘astronomical’ increases

Skyrocketing prices in just about every category of life have been a source of pain and frustration for most people in recent months, but for people producing and shipping food ……

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From The Sea, News |

World Small-Scale Fisheries Congress

The 4th World Small-Scale Fisheries Congress (4WSFC) is a transdisciplinary forum for anyone interested in small-scale fisheries to participate in an interactive discussion about the world’s…

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