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October 2021: Food Justice Stories, Funding, Learning & Resources

  An offering of food justice stories, news, resources and learning opportunities 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. Opportunities, Resources, and Learning   [JOB POSTING] Food Security Coordinator, Provincial Health Services Authority     [LISTEN] […]

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Exploring our Wickedest Question of All | Supporting Indigenous Food Sovereignty Efforts on Unceded Land

Smoked Salmon - Indigenous Food Conference

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?

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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.

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Catching up with the Northwest Food Security Partnership: A year of convening from Masset to Prince George

Laurie Gallant

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.

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