Upcoming funding opportunities for community-based food initiatives. Best of luck! [...]
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The Food Security Network NL (FSN)’s 2013 Annual General Meeting is happening soon! The AGM is open to all members of the public. Learn about FSN’s activities this past year, become a member, & get involved! Tuesday November 26th from 1 – 3:30 pm in the Foran Room, St. John’s City Hall. [...]
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Events happening in NL and beyond. Some of these events were featured in the latest monthly FSN E-News. Check back here often because we will update with more events as we learn of them. [...]
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World Breastfeeding Week, which runs from October 1 to 7, has been proclaimed in Newfoundland and Labrador by the Honourable Susan Sullivan, Minister of Health and Community Services. This year’s theme is Breastfeeding Support: Close to Mothers, which focuses on providing peer support through friends, family, the community and the health care system to help encourage and sustain breastfeeding among new mothers. [...]
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1. Make a Pledge
Pledge to take one action in the month of October to support good food. Look for inspiration in your kitchen or garden, your community, or in our food system.
2. Share it
Make a pledge today on the RCR Facebook page (www.facebook.com/rootcellarsrock) or via twitter (@rootcellarsrock #goodfoodnl) and enter to win a good food prize valued at $25.
3. Inspire Others
Talk to your friends and family about what you are doing and inspire others to make a pledge too. Let them know about the Good Food Challenge on Facebook (facebook.com/rootcellarsrock) and twitter (@rootcellarsrock #goodfoodnl)! [...]
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Common Ground Community Development Corporation is hosting two days of workshops in November about biochar, an exciting organic soil amendment. Read on for the full press release and workshop details: [...]
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The Food Security Network NL is changing its name, and we want your help! Click here to fill out a brief survey and help us choose a new name and you will be entered in a draw for a prize: www.foodsecuritynews.com/survey [...]
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Canada’s National Organic Week is the largest annual celebration of organic food, farming and products across the country. This year, Organic Week runs from September 21st to the 28th and there are many events lined up! Check out the Organic Week Schedule to find local events to attend. Host a meal, farm event, retail event, film screening or other fun activity to showcase Canada’s organic sector; register here and your event will be promoted nationally as part of Organic Week. [...]
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We were just doing a count for St. John’s and there are 16 community gardens that we know of in the city! Check out this listing. Visit some of them this Sunday as part of FEASt’s Open Garden Day to get lots of inspiration. [...]
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