Join our network.
Who can join?
- You work on food policy and action at a community-wide level
- You want to share your ideas, knowledge and expertise, and learn from others.
- You want to connect with other community food practitioners.
As a member, you will have access to:
- Online events, webinars
- Food Community solutions database
- Supports for Food Strategy Development
- Summary reports
- Networking opportunities
- Members’ directory
- Peer-to-peer coaching
- Funding opportunities
- Resources and tools
- You must be involved with a group/organization/institution (formal or informal) that works on food issues at a community-wide level (within Indigenous, rural, urban and/or remote communities), including:
- Food policy groups (FPGs)* working at local levels (informal or formal)
- Leadership and staff within Indigenous and settler governance tables
- Public Health workers
- Community-wide, non-profit, social purpose groups working on broader food system and/or governance issues.
- You have community engagement, volunteer and/or professional experience working on components of food systems resiliency at a community/regional level.
- You work with the understanding that some of the most important food solutions come from the local level.
- This network is the sum of its members. By joining, you choose to:
- Engage in FCN-RCN activities as possible
- Share your knowledge and/or information from your group with the network, and from the network back to your community.
*If you are an individual who is not currently involved with a local organization, we encourage you to:
- Connect with your local Food Policy Group or another local organization in your area, or to start one (and we can assist with that).
- Sign up as an Associate Member in order to get a direct copy of the newsletter to your inbox, with opportunities to partner on relevant projects. (Associate members include individual academics, provincial level networks/groups, individuals, etc.)
Food Communities Network | Réseau Communautés nourricières | 2021