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Mar 29, 2012 12:00 AM
Posted by Marc Xuereb
A freeze on social assistance rates and delay in the increase to the Ontario Child Benefit will increase demand at food banks across the province.
poverty, social assistance, food insecurity
Mar 27, 2012 02:00 PM
Author Ari LeVaux wonders if processed meats like hot dogs and chicken nuggets are even worse than the "pink slime" added to most hamburger meats.
meat processing, meat, pink slime
Mar 21, 2012 10:00 AM
Join a youth-led cycling tour to understand food security and sustainable food systems on a deeper level.
sustainability, youth, cycling
Mar 16, 2012 09:00 AM
The UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food says governments have a responsibility to address what foods are available, their price, and how they are marketed.
food system planning, right to food, healthy diets
Mar 15, 2012 04:00 PM
The Greater Toronto Area Agricultural Action Committee has released a ten-year plan for the food and farming sector in the GTA.
Mar 08, 2012 12:00 AM
UW Professor Jennifer Clapp has a new book on international food aid. See review and video presentation below.
food aid, tied aid, global hunger
Mar 07, 2012 09:00 AM
View photos from the first-ever live Foodie Finder Social held in February 2012.
Mar 05, 2012 12:00 AM
Krista Long presented the Roundtable's comments on the City of Cambridge's draft Official Plan, recommending policies more supportive of community gardens, temporary farmers' markets, and small food stores.
community gardens, official plans, food planning, temporary farmers markets
Mar 02, 2012 04:00 PM
The cover story of the most recent Readers' Digest features efforts to improve hospital food, including at Kitchener's own St Mary's Hospital.
food procurement, hospital food, institutional purchasing
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