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.
Across Turtle Island and beyond, young people are turning their anxieties into action when it comes to sustenance and the human relationship to food. Food for the Rest of Us follows four unique and inspiring food projects that are making a difference in their communities. Purchase a home viewing.
Join diverse guest speakers including Indigenous leaders, knowledge keepers, artists, writers, nutritionists, chefs and biologists for insightful conversations and presentations.
[WEBINAR] Showing up for Racial Justice: White Supremacy Characteristics: 20 year Anniversary Webinar | May 13
[CONFERENCE] Canadian Association for Food Law and Policy Conference | Governing Territorial Food Systems: Legal Obstacles and Opportunities | May 13 – 15
[WEBINAR] Kevin Huang – A Seat at the Table: Chinese Canadian Foodways from the 1880s to a Post-COVID-19 Future | May 20
[WEBINAR] What are the Implications for COVID-19 on the Seasonal Agricultural Worker Program & Food Security Rates? | May 27
During this discussion our panel will discuss the relationship between health and equity when it comes to food access, and provide the audience with insight into how the pandemic has affected food security in Canada, explain what the expected future implications are, and what needs to be done. Register
The federal budget made significant investments to address Food Secure Canada’s goals: zero hunger, healthy and safe food, sustainable food systems as well as significant investments in addressing anti-Black racism and a number of priorities of Indigenous peoples. Read Food Secure Canada’s analysis.