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    ‘Sutherland Schoolyard Market Garden’ Fundraising Campaign

    Announcing the ‘Sutherland Schoolyard Market Garden’ fundraising campaign by the Edible Garden Project. Take a moment to check it out on Indiegogo. Get perks, make a contribution, or simply follow updates. If enough of us get behind it, we can make ‘Sutherland Schoolyard Market Garden’ happen! The Sutherland Schoolyard Market Garden will have an outdoor classroom, grow fresh veggies organically, raise awareness about our local food system, and build a stronger community. The goal is $15,000 – which will ensure top quality soil and a living fence! Sutherland Schoolyard Market Garden from Emily Jubenvill on Vimeo. I hope you’re excited to be a part of the Sutherland Schoolyard Market Garden!…

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    An Evening of Dialogue and Dinner: Let’s Talk Food Waste Recovery

    Table Matters Presents An Evening of Dialogue and Dinner: Let’s Talk Food Waste Recovery Join us for an evening of discovery, great food, and opportunities to network at the 2014 Table Matters Event! When: Wednesday, October 8, 2014. 5:30 pm- Doors Open & Food Served. 6:00-9:00 pm- Main Program. Where: Atrium at the City Hall, City of North Vancouver, 141 W 14th Street, North Vancouver Registration Required! This year the Table Matters Event is going to focus on Food Recovery – you will be surprised by how much food is lost as food waste and how much potential it has to nourish us. Five local experts will share how they…

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    Centennial Dialogues on Critical Issues in Land and Food Systems

    CENTENNIAL DIALOGUES ON CRITICAL ISSUES IN LAND AND FOOD SYSTEMS First Nations’ perspective on history, food, and health (Continuing the Dialogue on Truth and Reconciliation) EVENT Centennial Dialogues on Critical Issues in Land and Food Systems: First Nations’ perspective on history, food, and health. (Continuing the Dialogue on Truth and Reconciliation) * In collaboration with the UBC First Nations House of Learning and the Department of History DATE/TIME Friday, October 17th 2014 12:30pm to 2:30pm (Program 12:30-2:00pm; Reception 2:00-2:30pm) LOCATION UBC First Nations Longhouse Sty-Wet-Tan Hall 1985 West Mall Vancouver, BC DESCRIPTION Shortly after WWII, when knowledge about nutrition was still sparse, scientists in Canada took advantage of Aboriginal children…

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    Modern Diets, Big Food, and Our Health- Webinar

    Webinar: Modern Diets, Big Food, and Our Health Thursday October 2, 2014 l 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm l Register Here! Hosted by the Nutrition Resource Centre, Ontario Public Health Association The industrialization of livestock production and modern dietary patterns are having large yet under-appreciated effects on human health, food insecurity, equity, and environmental sustainability. In this webinar, join Dr. Tony Weis, Associate Professor of Geography at Western University and author of the highly acclaimed The Ecological Hoofprint: The Global Burden of Industrial Livestock, as he explores the links between global and domestic industrialized agriculture, modern diets, food insecurity, health, equity, and the environment, and reflects on the potential implications…

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    The Food Secure Canada Conference 2014

    Thanks to the breadth, depth and diversity of the food movement, the Food Secure Canada Conference has an incredible program to offer for their upcoming assembly in Halifax on November 13-16,2014. Waves of Change: Sustainable Food For All will feature 3 plenaries, 50 concurrent sessions, 5 tours, a feast and much more.  Over 170 people have already registered for this event that you won’t want to miss.

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    Quest Celebrates World Food Day

    Join Quest on World Food Day as they recognize their community partners, who have made it possible for 22,000 individuals, monthly, to access healthy and affordable food. They will be celebrating the launch of the first market in Canada with braille labels and audible scanners that will be open to the Deafblind and Blind community. Location: Quest Outreach Society, 2020 Dundas Street, Vancouver Time: 5:30 pm – 8:30pm Please RSVP by October 1, 2014 at rsvp@questoutreach.org

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    Food For Thought: Dinner and Keynote with Paula Daniels

    FOOD FOR THOUGHT: Growing Local Economies, Strengthening Local Leadership This year’s Progressive Civic Governance Forum is happening April 4th – 5th, 2014 in the Coast Plaza Hotel in downtown Vancouver, BC. Keynote Speaker: PAULA DANIELS is Senior Advisor to the Mayor of Los Angeles, on Food Policy and Special Projects in Water. She is the founder and fulltime Chair of the Los Angeles Food Policy Council, a policy based collective impact initiative of food system leaders. An attorney, she has been actively engaged in California environmental policy issues for over 20 years, when she first became involved with Heal the Bay. She has served on a number of boards of environmental and…

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    Fishing Down the Food Chain

    You are invited to hear the following speaker: February 27th – Fishing Down the Food Chain 7:00pm – BlueShore Financial Centre Theatre (CapU) Dr. Daniel Pauly Professor, Fisheries Centre and Zoology, UBC Principal Investigator, Sea Around Us Project We hope you are able to attend this free event.

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    Edible Garden Project- Seedy Saturday

    The Edible Garden Project has arranged a Seedy Saturday! Join us to exchange or buy organic seeds, vegetable seedlings, strawberry plants, and composted manure. Meet local seed growers, check out the Seed Library, and learn to save your own seeds.  When: Saturday March 1st, 2014 1pm-3pm Where: North Shore Neighbourhood House Inman Room – 225 East 2nd Street, North Van Admission by donation. Event Details.