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Recent Lettuce Shortage Shows Need For Homegrown Food

A shortage of lettuce in Newfoundland and Labrador is connected to problems on the other side of the continent — namely, drought and crop disease in California — but an ……

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Our Executive Director Samantha Young on CBC – Where’s The Food?

The Food Producers Forum is looking to get better idea of where food is produced in this province – and they need YOUR help. The Forum has launched an online ……

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Electricity in Every Village in India

The extension of electrical service to half a billion rural villagers in India is a great example of our capacity to change and meet real needs at a national level.  We can ……

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Indigenous Traditions, News |

Tsimshian farmer’s harvest of Ozette potatoes brings hope for greater Indigenous food sovereignty

Jacob Beaton reaped a bounty of potatoes from his farm in northwest B.C. last week — but they aren’t the kind of potatoes you’d find at the supermarket. Tea Creek Farm in ……

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Food Preserving, News |

Backyard Harvesting

Fall is in the air, and backyard gardeners are in full harvest mode. CBC talked to Dan Rubin about using, preserving, and sharing the bounty of veggies and other edible ……

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Media Coverage, News |

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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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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