Transforming communities through Food: the Mobile Food Market

When the Halifax Mobile Food Market launched in 2015, the goal was simple but powerful: to bring fresh, affordable foods to communities in Halifax with limited access to healthy food. But more than a place to buy fresh food, the markets evolved into vibrant community gathering spaces where neighbours connect, customers learn new food skills, children play while parents shop, and community residents come to … Continue reading Transforming communities through Food: the Mobile Food Market

It’s All Happening in Cumberland!

I had the opportunity to spend a few days in Cumberland County, Nova Scotia checking out community gardens and meeting with the passionate folks growing food and supporting gardens. First stop was the Springhill Community Garden. There were so many things that make this garden a lovely place to spend time. A beautiful welcome sign, composting station, colourful signs on the beds, a shelter from … Continue reading It’s All Happening in Cumberland!