The First Farm to School Salad Bar in Newfoundland & Labrador Will Connect Students With Locally-Grown Food

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When a group of students approached teacher Chris Peters at St. Bonaventure’s College asking for a wider variety of healthy options in the cafeteria, he knew who to ask for advice. […]

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Little Green Thumbs — Indoor Gardening in NL Elementary Schools: A Free Teleconference From FSN

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Join FSN this Thursday for a free teleconference about a program putting children in touch with where their food comes from.

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Youth Out on the Land and Sea: A New Teleconference Series from FSN

Going Off, Growing Strong — a program which offers young people the experience of going out on the land to learn about hunting, trapping, fishing, and other skills with experienced hunters.

Join FSN for this two-part teleconference series about programs that are bringing young people back in touch with the land and the sea.

Programs which connect youth to their natural environment and food heritage can help improve their physical, emotional, and social resilience. In turn, this affects community connectedness and community wellbeing.

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Understanding Soil & Building Great Garden Soil

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Great gardens start with soil but many of us don’t know enough about the incredible resource beneath our feet to be able to help our gardens thrive. Join FSN for two upcoming educational teleconferences all about soil! Part 1: Understanding Soil (Jan 22) and Part 2: Building Great Garden Soil (Jan 28). Register soon to save your spot on the line. These sessions will inspire you to plan your garden this winter and make 2015 your best growing season yet! […]

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Eat the Hill!

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Friday January 23- Saturday January 24 join some of the provinces best chefs, pastry chefs and musicians for an awesome winter weekend of activities at White Hills Resort. Eat The Hill is a fantastic weekend of food, wine, dessert, coffee and music. […]

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Our Ten Most Visited Pages of 2014

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We’ve compiled a list of the ten most popular pages on our sites, foodsecuritynews.com and rootcellarsrock.ca. Enjoy!

1. The Big Question: What is Food Security?

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What is food security exactly? This page has an answer for you: “Food security means that all people at all times have physical and economic access to adequate amounts of nutritious, safe, and culturally appropriate foods.” The Food Security Network of Newfoundland and Labrador is […]

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A Conversation with Corinne Higden-Wharram and Lisa Simms of Roots Country Farm

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These two new farmers have been operating Roots Country Farm near Bay Roberts for two seasons now. […]

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NL Good Food Challenge: Shop for Vegetables According to What’s in Season

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Fresh vegetables taste great and are full of nutrients. The shorter the time between farm and plate, the better. […]

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NL Good Food Challenge: Where does your food come from?

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Our final Friday Mini-Challenge: Eat some food you can pinpoint on a map where it was caught or grown.

Click here to take part in the conversation on Facebook.

NL Good Food Challenge: A Quote from Jamie Oliver

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Food is one of life’s greatest joys yet we’ve reached this really sad point where we’re turning food into the enemy, and something to be afraid of. […]

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