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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UK – Tripling in foodbank usage

Tripling in foodbank usage   Local food bank drive, doesn't make it. The Owen Sound Salvation Army's annual Thanksgiving Food Drive has seen an "unprecedented" drop in the amount of food collected this year. During the drive, which wrapped up Monday, under 10,000 pounds of food was collected, well below the organization's goal of 28,000 … Continue reading UK – Tripling in foodbank usage

Almost 40 million bees lost from Elmwood farm

By Jon Radojkovic, Hanover Post  Wednesday, June 26, 2013 12:38:19 EDT PM What do alfalfa, coffee, chocolate, apples and watermelons have in common? All that food needs to be pollinated to become…food. And if the main pollinators, bees, are suspected of being killed by pesticides, what can we do to keep some food supply available for … Continue reading Almost 40 million bees lost from Elmwood farm