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
City of Toronto’s Black Food Sovereignty Plan, the first in so-called Canada, responding to the need for immediate and comprehensive action to address the food insecurity experienced by many Black Torontonians.
[READ] Community-Centered Food Support and Care for All: Transforming Dignified Food Access in Vancouver
This one-time Food Infrastructure Grant will fund the development, implementation, or improvement of food infrastructure to support year-round, long-term procurement, storage and distribution of fresh, traditional, and other food and enhance community well-being.
Vancouver Foundation is committing $750,000 to the to provide flexible, one-time grants to First Nation, Inuit and Métis communities, and Indigenous-led organizations operating in the lands now known as BC. Grants are available up to $50,000 and are to support Indigenous-led initiatives that encourage community inclusiveness, belonging, and healing.
The Festival of What Works is a unique, days-long, online celebration of community-led approaches to living well in place here in Salmon Nation—from the northern California coast to the slopes of Alaska and between.
Book launch exploring the historic and current role of white women in relation to the anti-oppression work.
This virtual Masterclass connects a small group of UBC students with Leanne Betasamosake Simpson to discuss her writing, music and current work. The class is free and open to the broader UBC community.
Lecture by Dr. Tammara Soma whose woman-led research lab is focused on centring equity, justice, and particularly the voices of Indigenous partners in shaping our collective vision to achieve sustainable, decolonized and just food systems for all. Informed by the Islamic and Indigenous teachings that food is medicine, she will showcase why worldviews matter when it comes to planning for food.