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Roundtable volunteers at May 2015 Board meetingsome of the Fabulous Foodies who are creating a healthy food system in Waterloo Region!

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Latest Blog Posts

Women in Farming Series: Emily Shapiro


October 5, 2015 09:00 AM

Posted by Emily Mann

Farmer and NFU-NB Women's President, Emily Shapiro, talks about the importance of female ownership of the term 'farmer', and what that role involves. 

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Roundtable Submits Recommendations for Employment Standards Act


October 1, 2015 02:00 PM

Posted by Brittany Bruce

Food insecurity is linked to low income, and therefore to decent jobs with decent pay. The Roundtable made this point in its recent submission to the Changing Workplaces Review.  

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Celebrate Farm to School Month Across Canada


September 29, 2015 03:37 PM

Posted by Emily Mann

October is Farm to School Month in Canada! To celebrate, Farm to Cafeteria Canada is providing toolkit resources and is offering a school gardening grant.

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Upcoming Events

October 2015


Seed Saving Workshop

October 7th

Learn about seed saving

Housing and Food Insecurity

October 14th

a webinar on the links between housing policy and food insecurity

Food Trade Game

October 15th

experience the realities of our global food system through role-playing and simulation

Bring Food Home 2015

November 20th

Sustain Ontario's bi-annual conference for local food activists

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