From Farm to Food Bank

This growing season I had the pleasure to take part in the CFAN (Cumberland Food Action Network) Farm to Food Bank Project. A total of 8 free sessions were planned, partly designed by the availability of seasonal local produce, affordability, … Continue reading

Healthy, Local Groceries Delivered to Seniors in Cape Breton

The Ecology Action Centre (EAC) – Our Food Project is very excited to be coordinating the new Age-Friendly Food Box Program, with the financial support of the Age Friendly Communities Grant. Through initiatives like this, the Our Food Project aims … Continue reading

Food Snapshots: We’re Growing Positive Food Environments!

We’ve been working in vibrant communities to grow Positive Food Environments: the physical and social spaces that help to normalize healthy eating by making it easier to grow, sell, and eat good food. We’ve created a series of ‘Food Snapshots’ to … Continue reading

Photovoice in the Garden – Video!

You may remember this awesome project from a previous blog post. After a lot of hard work by staff and volunteers we have some great media available. Check out the 3 min video from our Photovoice Gala where 150 community members, … Continue reading

Telling the story of community gardens

In November 2013 we brought together 20 community gardeners for an evening of good food, good connections and good stories. On the team at the Our Food project we work with a range of community garden coordinators at elementary schools, … Continue reading