Foodbanks and Food

April 27, 2012
In this article in the Tyee, advocates question the food bank model. Food should be a fundamental right and a question of social justice but it has become a question of charity.
Keywords: Article , Foodbanks and Food, British Columbia
Inuit Food Security
April 24, 2012
Winter 2010/2011 brought extreme environmental conditions throughout the Canadian Arctic. This slideshow site uses images and text to show the results of a project that determines whether these...
Keywords: Online Resource , food security, Foodbanks and Food, Indigenous, Inuit, north, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Research and education
March 13, 2012
The Revelstoke Community Social Development Committee puts together a Directory of Social Services for Revelstoke and Area (PDF). Check out their website for the most recent version.
Keywords: Online Resource , Children and Youth, Foodbanks and Food, Health, Housing, Seniors and Elders, social services, British Columbia, Services
February 28, 2012
BC Dietitians have released a report, The Cost of Eating in BC 2011 that brings attention to the fact that many British Columbians don’t have enough money to buy healthy food. And, it’s not getting...
Keywords: Article , Foodbanks and Food, British Columbia
Foodbanks Canada
November 2, 2011
Each year, Foodbanks Canada conducts original research on the subject of hunger and low income in Canada. Their annual HungerCount report is the only national survey of food banks and other food...
Keywords: Article , Foodbanks and Food, All of Canada
August 31, 2011
Quest Food Exchange operates its low-cost grocery store model at three locations in the Lower Mainland: 611 E Hastings - In the Union Gospel Mission building (This location has wheelchair access)...
Keywords: Article , Foodbanks and Food, Health, Organizing, British Columbia
August 22, 2011
Food prices are rising globally, but how is that affecting the cost of basic items in Canadian grocery stores? Common Front for Social Justice has released data collected in New Brunswick showing the...
Keywords: Article , Foodbanks and Food, New Brunswick, All of Canada
food not bombs
July 26, 2011
In Florida, people are being arrested for giving food to people who are homeless. The City of Orlando has been targeting Food not Bombs, a community group that, twice a week for the past 5 years, has...
Keywords: Article , Foodbanks and Food, Homelessness, Organizing, United States
June 1, 2011
The Centre for Studies in Food Security (CSFS) has been working to promote food security through research, dissemination, education, community action and professional practice.
Keywords: Online Resource , Foodbanks and Food, All of Canada, Research and education, International
June 1, 2011
Meal Exchange empowers youth to take an active role in improving their local food system. A national registered charity since 1996, we provide youth volunteers with the knowledge, resources, and...
Keywords: Online Resource , Children and Youth, Foodbanks and Food, Ontario, Organizations
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