PROOF Report shows food insecurity an ongoing problem in Canada
Poverty. Health. Environment. Human rights. How do we tackle the complex issues that define our time? In the food movement's work to create a healthy and fair food system, what lessons can we learn from fellow activists?
"Overlay health indicators on low-income neighbourhoods and watch life expectancy shrink and illness skyrocket. We should be outraged." Nick Saul took the stage at McMaster University at a Walrus Talks event on how to build smart, healthy, creative cities. Nick spoke to the lasting consequences of inequality and how Community Food Centres are building healthier communities.
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We're looking for 4 new job positions at Community Food Centres Canada: Come work with us!
In mid-winter the days are short and cold and the nights are long and dark. But don’t worry -- we’re going to bring the warmth.
Community Food Centres Canada, Citizen Catering and Propeller Coffee Roastery present CHEFS FOR CHANGE, a five-night dinner series in support of your winter social life and the right to healthy food for all.
How do you transform the culture of your organization to move beyond direct food assistance while still supporting the community? Author and scholar, Jan Poppendieck spoke with Nadia Edwards and Nick Saul (President, CFCC) about the how to achieve such transformation. Nadia came to The Stop for food assistance and ended up participating in a civic engagement program that spurred her to begin fighting for welfare rights and make significant change in her life.
Community Food Centres Canada is pleased to announce that a new group of 26 community food security leaders has joined the Good Food Organizations initiative. As members of the program, these organizations are making a commitment to offering impactful food programs based in principles of health, empowerment, and respect, and to working in alliance with Community Food Centres Canada towards a fair, healthy, and equitable food system where access to healthy food is recognized as a right and a key determinant of health.
Toronto, ON | On October 21, thousands of diners came together in 59 restaurants in 13 cities across the country to support Restaurants for Change/Des restos pour demain, a fundraising initiative put on by Community Food Centres Canada (CFCC) to raise funds to support places that bring people in low-income communities together to grow, cook, share, and advocate for healthy food for all. The event is on track to raise $200,000 in its second year.
Community Food Centres Canada is proud to announce new Community Food Centres in Dartmouth, NS; Hamilton, ON; and Calgary, AB that will join five existing centres in bringing people together to grow, cook, share, and advocate for good food for all.