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The Gleaner: July 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. Upcoming Opportunities, Resources, and Learning   [LEARN] Calls to Action Accountability: A 2020 Status […]

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The Gleaner: May 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 [FILM] Food for the Rest […]

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The Gleaner: March 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 Food for thought: Food insecurity […]

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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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Community of Practice conversations over 5 weeks of COVID-19

COP Nitya Wakhlu

Our Community of Practice was regularly scheduled to come together on March 17 – but of course, by then we knew nothing was going to be “regular” about our conversation. We’ve been meeting every two weeks since that conversation as food security, sovereignty, and justice efforts have been incredibly (re)deployed across so-called BC. Read gentle recaps of these conversations as we send them to the CoP list.

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