Respect, validation & listening: Fall Food Gathering 2018

Our 2nd Annual Grey Bruce Fall Food Gathering on September 20th brought together food system players to connect, collaborate, share, and learn. The Grey Bruce Sustainability Network and the Food Security Action Group of the Poverty Task Force focused this year’s event on the intersections between food, mental health, and the environment. People with mental health experiences are … Continue reading Respect, validation & listening: Fall Food Gathering 2018

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More than the Ripley Apple to Discover at the Bruce Botanical Food Garden

By Mikayla Smailes, Dietetic Intern Do you enjoy freshly picked produce? Take a short trip to Ripley and gain bonus passport punches at the Bruce Botanical Food Garden! I am a Dietetic Practicum Student with Grey Bruce Public Health. On Tuesday July 10, I had the pleasure of accompanying the Food Security Action Group as … Continue reading More than the Ripley Apple to Discover at the Bruce Botanical Food Garden

Grey Bruce Online Food Map is Launched; Targets Hunger and Waste Reduction

The Food Security Action Group (FSAG) has launched a Bruce Grey Food Assets Map. The map will help to connect organizations and businesses looking to build better food security throughout the region. Currently, the Food Assets Map includes programs and initiatives like community gardens, community meals, food banks, food education, good food boxes, meal delivery … Continue reading Grey Bruce Online Food Map is Launched; Targets Hunger and Waste Reduction

Food Security Action Group Agenda_27 Nov 2013

The Food Security Action Group agenda focused on organizational housekeeping details, the analysis of the Nutritious Food Basket Survey 2013.  As well as looking at recent funding opportunities.  Food Security AG agenda 2013-11-27 Also on the Agenda was a review of funding opportunities presented at a recent Ministry presentation: RED Overview Local Food Fund

Why Food Charity Won’t Solve Canada’s Hunger Problem

Posted: 10/18/2013 12:49 pm A throne speech may cause great anticipation for some, but unless you are considered "middle class" or a consumer, this speech was not made for you.  Presented in the same week as World Food Day (Oct, 16) and the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty (Oct. 17), it was not … Continue reading Why Food Charity Won’t Solve Canada’s Hunger Problem

Salvation Army set to launch food drive

By Rob Gowan, Sun Times, Owen Sound Wednesday, October 2, 2013 3:07:53 EDT PM Consistently high demand has the Owen Sound Salvation Army Food Bank hoping for a strong Thanksgiving Food Drive. "We are certainly at the lowest point we have ever seen our food shelves at," said Alice Wannan, the Owen Sound Salvation Army's community … Continue reading Salvation Army set to launch food drive