Calgary Seed Library

The beautiful mural with local artists Barun Fox and Juniper Limbs, 2021 The Calgary Seed Library is a grassroots organisation (pun intended!) created by a group of gardeners and seed savers in Calgary. Our dream is to form a vast community of growers living under the Chinook Arch who can borrow from our seed collection […]

The Strathcona Good Food Box Program

In August of 2020, United Way Central & Northern Vancouver Island approached Greenways Land Trust to assess our potential interest in conducting a regional food security program during the pandemic. Greenways is an environmental stewardship and conservation organization in Campbell River, British Columbia. Why would Streamkeepers and habitat improvers in a community of 30,000 people […]

MASH: Apple Pressing

A group of people pour apples into a grinder.

After our 2020 Apple Pressing Event, the team got together to debrief and compare experiences. The information collected at that session was incorporated into a formal report with recommendations and a subcommittee was formed at the Board level to review the report and design an apple pressing program for 2021. This is the rest of […]

Butler Urban Farm

A scale weighs lettuce in the garden.

The Butler Urban Farm is on the unceded and traditional territory of the Secwepemc people.  We are a  farm on Kamloops’ North Shore which grows produce which is accessible to all in the community, free of charge. Since its creation in 2015 the lot has been unfenced, as we intend to welcome all members of […]

Case Study of Food Secure Saskatchewan: The Evolution of a Provincial Food Security Network

Established between 2004 and 2005, Food Secure Saskatchewan is a network of organizations and individuals working to achieve food security for all Saskatchewan citizens through a healthy and sustainable food system. The network includes community food coalitions, nutritionists and other health professionals, civil servants, local producers and food consumer activists. Mission The purpose of Food […]

Initiative Anti-Gaspillage: Brome-Missisquoi

Boxes of produce in front of a poster.

Approcher deux problèmes avec une même solution C’est en 2016 que Lise Proteau, directrice du centre d’action bénévole de Bedford et Noémie Raiche, coordonnatrice de la Cellule Jeunes et Familles de Brome-Missiquoi ont détourné une première fois deux caisses de laitues fraîches du chemin vers le dépotoir. Ces laitues, même si elles n’étaient plus les […]

The Junction Farmers Market: Share the Harvest

A banner with the Junction Farmer Market.

There is a movement to strengthen local food systems in Toronto, and the Junction Farmers Market (JFM) in west end Toronto has a share in it. The JFM believes that healthy, local, and sustainable food should be available to all regardless of finances, race, age, or gender and where financial barriers exist, our Share the […]

Le P’tit marché solidaire de Limoilou

An infographic describing the four sections of Le P'tit Marché Solidaire: Mini-Marché, Marché Ambulant (Velos), Transport, and Boîtes à Légumes.

Nom du projet : Le P’tit marché solidaire de Limoilou Nom de la personne contact : Gracia Adam Adresse courriel : Numéro de téléphone : 418 262-0057 Mission du P’tit marché solidaire de Limoilou (PMSL) Accroître l’accès physique et économique à des légumes et fruits frais, de production locale dans la mesure du possible, particulièrement à des personnes en […]

LifeCycles Project Society: Seed the City

A group of people work in the garden; some are waving at the camera.

Project Overview Project Name: Seed the City Organization: LifeCycles Project Society Seed the City is a program for high school students where they can gain work experience in gardening and farming, earn credits towards graduation, and become part of the local food movement in their city. This project is transforming underutilized school grounds into food-producing […]

South Island FarmHub

Colleen holds a produce box, including eggs, eggplant, lettuce, squash, spinach, and other greens.

Priya opened up the weekly box delivered to her door by the South Island Farmhub. Her eyes took in the deep green leafy vegetables, juicy tomatoes, fresh herbs and farm fresh eggs. To think this food had come from just down the road at Mary Alice’s farm! Things had been tough during the pandemic but […]

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