The Gleaner is a bi-weekly round-up of blog posts, new stories, featured resources and important happenings from the BC Food Security Gateway. Come explore the wickedest question in food systems work with us.Read More
Indigenous Food Systems
Exploring our Wickedest Question of All | Supporting Indigenous Food Sovereignty Efforts on Unceded Land
Our Community of Practice isn’t shy about naming and working through the tensions in our food systems and movement work. In fact, this can be one of the most critical functions of any CoP.
It was almost a year ago that we had this conversation as a CoP where we came up with 3 Wicked Questions in BC food work. The wickedest of them all; How can we simultaneously support Indigenous food sovereignty efforts while working on unceded territories within colonial structures?Read More
Wicked Questions at the Intersections of Poverty Reduction, Food Insecurity, and Indigenous Food Sovereignty in BC
The Gateway’s Community of Practice dove into some Wicked Questions underpinning community food security work in BC, as a way of deepening our conversation on poverty reduction and food insecurity in BC.Read More
Catching up with the Northwest Food Security Partnership: A year of convening from Masset to Prince George
Huddled over a picnic table on Gabriola Island, the Gateway caught up by phone with Laurie Gallant 1,300 km away in New Hazelton. Laurie champions the emerging Northwest Food Security Partnership.Read More
The Wild Salmon Caravan is now entering its fourth year- the dominant run of the sockeye – to celebrate the spirit of wild salmon and call them home to the streams of rivers of BC.Read More
The Gateway convened a conversation on May 8 with the local government and food policy community of practice (CoP) to explore the question: What is Indigenous governance and how does it relate to our work of moving food policy ahead with local government?
In this story we reflect on some of the teachings shared by two leaders in this work, Jolene Andrew, Witsuwit’en Territory and, Dawn Morrison of the Secwepemc Nation.Read More