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The Gleaner- February 2021 Edition

The Gleaner is a round-up of blog posts, new stories, featured resources and important happenings from the BC Food Security Gateway. The Gateway supports knowledge exchange and collaboration to address food security in BC, including hosting an amazing community of practice, whose work we are delighted to highlight. Learning Opportunities via the Gateway’s Community of […]

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Your Top 11 Food Justice News Stories (from the month so far)

Want to save B.C. salmon? Bring back Indigenous fishing systems, study says: https://t.co/WYzp6KiRVd — BCFoodSecGateway (@BCFoodSecurity) January 13, 2021 “We’ve got the best climate in Canada for growing vegetables, and yet our biggest crop is mega-mansions,” @Harold_Steves https://t.co/PdZfTmr122 — BCFoodSecGateway (@BCFoodSecurity) January 13, 2021 “[A]lternative agriculture’s enduring whiteness, unacknowledged use of ancestral farming practices, and […]

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The Gleaner August 20, 2020: Your BC Food Security Gateway Round-Up

Whoops! We sent the earlier version of this week’s Gleaner too soon. Here’s the final edition! The Gleaner is a round-up of blog posts, new stories, featured resources and important happenings from the BC Food Security Gateway. The Gateway supports knowledge exchange and collaboration to address food security in BC, including hosting an amazing community […]

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The Gleaner July 6, 2020: Your BC Food Security Gateway Round-up

Food is a Right

The Gleaner is a bi-weekly round-up of blog posts, new stories, featured resources and important happenings from the BC Food Security Gateway. The Gateway supports knowledge exchange and collaboration to address food security in BC, including hosting an amazing community of practice, whose work we are delighted to highlight.

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Hunger in wealthy Canada and the Right to Food: A conversation with Graham Riches

As charitable proclivities to donate to food banks have been in hyper-drive in response to COVID-19, including by the provincial and federal governments, Graham Riches continues to name a deep concern around how food banks prop up a broken food system in a pandemic context. He argues they are distracting us from the poverty reduction and income security policies it would take to uphold government’s responsibility to the Right to Food and progressively realize food security for all.

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