Tag archive for community gardening

Vancouver Food Policy Council (VFPC)

Website Est. 2004 Background: In 1990, the need to enhance local food security became recognized in Vancouver. The Vancouver Food Policy Organization (VFPO) was formed in 1995, however their funding was lost

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Ottawa Just Food

Website:  http://www.justfood.ca/ Est. 2000 Background: Just Food is formerly known as the Ottawa Food Security Council, an organization that grew out of discussions that took place during the summer of 1999; community

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Growing Urban Health: Community Gardening in South-East Toronto

Abstract: This article describes results from an investigation of the health impacts of community gardening, using Toronto, Ontario as a case study. According to community members and local service organizations,

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Burnaby Food First

Website Est.1999 Background: Food First was formed by the Eastburn Interagency Council in order to address a lack of nutritious foods available for families living in poverty. Membership : The group consists of community

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