food security

From left, Serena Caner, president of Shuswap Food Action Society (SFAS); Melanie Bennett with SFAS; Jennifer Black, vice-president of finance with SASCU; Claire Askew with SFAS and Dave Wallace, operations manager with Askew’s, who are all promoting or sponsoring the Coldest Night of the Year event taking place on Feb. 20 in Salmon Arm. (Contributed)

Support, donations exceed expectations for Salmon Arm’s Coldest Night of the Year

Shuswap Food Action celebrating participants in upcoming event

 

A customer shops at a meat counter in a grocery store in Montreal, on Thursday, April 30, 2020. A new report from Statistics Canada suggests Canadians who dealt with food insecurity at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic were more likely to perceive their mental health as poor and report anxiety symptoms than those who did not. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

Food insecurity during COVID-19 pandemic linked to poor mental health: StatCan

‘Food insecurity in itself can be a stressful experience’

 

Clarence Fulton students collect cash and non-perishable food donations for families in need in their community Friday, Nov. 27. (Jennifer Smith  - Morning Star)

North Okanagan students collect food for families in need

Annual event to support nine school families this year

 

(Pxfuel.com)

Food insecurity hits laid off workers, households with kids harder amid pandemic: StatsCan

Number of Canadians having trouble getting enough food went up during COVID-19

(Pxfuel.com)
A Cargill meat processing plant is shown in Chambly, Que., south of Montreal, Sunday, May 10, 2020. The plant is closing temporarily after at least 64 workers tested positive for COVID-19. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

Another Cargill meat-processing plant closes after COVID-19 outbreak

171 workers were sent home last week as a preventative measure

A Cargill meat processing plant is shown in Chambly, Que., south of Montreal, Sunday, May 10, 2020. The plant is closing temporarily after at least 64 workers tested positive for COVID-19. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
A pop up garden is under construction at Komasket Park, with 60 boxes, for the Okanagan Indian Band’s Food Security Initiative. (OKIB photo)

Okanagan Indian band lends a hand with food amid pandemic

COVID-19 prompts food security concerns, and action, among First Nations

A pop up garden is under construction at Komasket Park, with 60 boxes, for the Okanagan Indian Band’s Food Security Initiative. (OKIB photo)
Food support continues for Okanagan students despite school closures

Food support continues for Okanagan students despite school closures

Kids aren’t going hungry thanks to Kal Rotary and Starfish Backpack program

Food support continues for Okanagan students despite school closures
Land to Table presents a forum on food access in Enderby Feb. 8. (Event poster)

Food access examined in North Okanagan

Event aims to bridge gaps

Land to Table presents a forum on food access in Enderby Feb. 8. (Event poster)
Elora Adamson shows off some recovered food. (Courtesy @dumpstermealz Instagram)

B.C. university students dumpster dive to shed light on food waste

Eating only from dumpsters, the students hope to raise money for food banks in Northern Canada

  • Jan 18, 2019
Elora Adamson shows off some recovered food. (Courtesy @dumpstermealz Instagram)
Vancouver Island’s Green Grocers with Soul

Vancouver Island’s Green Grocers with Soul

Daisy and Adam Orser have a passion for local, quality food at the Root Cellar in Victoria

  • Aug 23, 2018
Vancouver Island’s Green Grocers with Soul