Major Take-Aways from an Agroecology Webinar: Part 1

Webinar Overview This is Part 1 of my main take-aways from listening to the Food Secure Canada webinar on Agroecology: Integrating Science, Practice, and Social Justice. If you missed it- you can still watch the recording online and see the pdf of slides here. One point made during the webinar is…

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Celebrating February in the Food Forest!

What Values Does Your Community Food Forest Have About Celebrating Love? Yesterday was Valentine’s Day, which we have come to know as a holiday associated with love, romance, compassion, and all kinds of relationships, including friendship. However, in my post on Tuesday, I mentioned the ancient festival of Lupercalia, which was…

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How Does Your Community Food Forest Really Fit Into the Local Food System?

Free Food Can Feed the Local Food System Community Food Forests are often promoted for contributing to locally available fresh food and the local food system. However, they are also open to the public for free harvesting and many local food systems rely on economics to function and provide local…

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Reflection on Equal Rights and Food Forests

Food Forests are Motivated by Social, Environmental and Food Justice… Are Those Intentions Sufficient? One Day is Not Enough We’ve marked this day on our calendar’s to remember Martin Luther King, Jr.’s activism for equal rights for all. A struggle that is on-going, not only in the United States, but within…

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