Category: Food & Water Security

Originally published in The Hill Times, April 1, 2021 The numbers are devastating. Almost one in seven Canadians (14.6 per cent) reported they live in a household where they’ve experienced food…

Strategists are following the money to schools, corporate cafeterias, and hospitals in hopes of rebuilding local economies and bringing healthy food access—literally in through the back door. The next time…

Is There Hope for Local Living Economy? from Axiom News on Vimeo. Like many Transition, and other changemaking initiatives around the world, Transition Town Peterborough (TTP) has been giving some serious…

Last week CCEDNet Manitoba provided the City of Winnipeg with their Budget 2018 submission. This submission reflects CCEDNet Manitoba’s over 100 members’ policy priorities. The central recommendation is a call for…

Building on a 2015 Winnipeg Public Service recommendation to explore opportunities for improving food production and security in Winnipeg, Food Matters Manitoba collaborated with community organizations, local businesses, public health…

A new construction project in urban East Baltimore aims to use federal funding to achieve a number of progressive goals. Volunteers of America Chesapeake has leased space to Arcturus Growthstar Technologies, which received…

The Northern Manitoba Food, Culture & Community (NMFCCC) is a group of 14 organizations and many northern Manitoba people. Why the group exists: To partner with people in northern Manitoba to…

The Northern Manitoba Food, Culture and Community Collaborative (NMFCCC) is an innovative collaborative of northern community people, northern advisors, funders and organizations working together to foster healthier and stronger communities…

Home Sweet Home, a local foods grocery store turned economic development project, is travelling the province this month, teaching rural communities how to build their local food economies. Between now…

Do you need help making environmental improvements to your organization involved in providing environmental benefits to the agriculture sector? Hire an intern through the Agricultural Youth Green Jobs Initiative! Canada’s…

On February 20, 2015 Food Matters Manitoba hosted The Future of Food visioning session Over the past few years, CCEDNet-Manitoba has supported Food Matters Manitoba and other community organizations to…