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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

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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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Market failures affect people in poverty and farmers alike: A vision for community food brokers

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Do you have a vision for what building relationships between farmers and housing providers might accomplish?

Maurita Prato of Lush Valley does. In collaboration with a social housing coalition in the Comox Valley, they have created a roadmap showing how how existing food action programs like good food boxes, gleaning and food literacy programs can bring good food into the social, supportive, and transitional housing systems in the region.

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