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NBFSAN September Newsletter~2015

Vous êtes abonné à recevoir les mises à jour en anglais. Pour recevoir les mises à jour en français, cliquez ici pour souscrire/ You are subscribed to receive information in English. To receive updates in French, click here  to subscribe. Managers Update~ It has been a busy summer with lots of activity and exciting developments in our province. It is now time for us to celebrate and to share in our successes , challenges and visions for a more Food Secure New Brunswick. Join us for our 4th biannual Food Security Forum on the beautiful Miramichi. The Forum runs on October 26th and 27th and is...

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Welcome Spring! NBFSAN May Newsletter~2015

Vous êtes abonné à recevoir les mises à jour en anglais. Pour recevoir les mises à jour en français, cliquez ici pour souscrire/ You are subscribed to receive information in English. To receive updates in French, click here  to subscribe. Managers Update The last few months have been very busy with the NBFSAN. We had a wonderful gathering of the Community Food Mentors in February and are now busy planning our next network meeting ( June) for Buctouche and our provincial conference ( late October) in the Miramichi. It is encouraging times. The NBFSAN will have a summer intern and are excited...

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Local Food Curriculum Ideas

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A Fresh Approach to Food in the City- great resource

Source: City of Edmonton Edmonton City Council approved the City’s Food and Urban Agriculture Strategy on November 14, 2012. The strategy, entitled fresh, was developed over the last year and is one of the key implementation initiatives of the City’s Municipal Development Plan, The Way We Grow. Considerable research, analysis, discussion and consultation with citizens went into the drafting of the strategy. The strategy provides a means for Edmonton to begin working towards a vibrant and resilient local food system. Hundreds of citizens attended the Council and Executive Committee meetings...

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NB Throne Speech puts local food on the agenda

Revised post: A few weeks ago, we were happy to see that local food was addressed and promoted in the  Throne Speech. Here are a few of the references  that were made: “In response to industry’s desire to expand blueberry production in Northeast New Brunswick, your government has put increased emphasis on identifying suitable land and infrastructure required to further develop this crop.” “Your government has committed to promoting local community food products to residents, visitors and businesses as part of its strategy to grow the Value-Added Food sector. Your government...

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