The Edmonton Food Council is creating a Food Hub Advisory Subcommittee. This group will put together a series of recommendations on how to make a food hub a reality for Edmonton. We are seeking members of the local food community to sit on this group, bringing their expertise and insights to this initiative. This group’s recommendations will be shared with Edmonton’s City Council in early 2020.
Edmonton Food Council has been working on researching and providing a recommendation for a new urban hens policy for Edmonton. We now provide a summary of this urban hens work.
The Edmonton Food Council is seeking Edmonton-based food and urban agriculture experts, organizations, and community members to participate in Let’s Talk Food 2019. The event this year will be an “unconference”. An unconference peels away most of what a conference is, and leaves you to chat with the people you want to talk to most, … Continue reading Let’s Talk Food 2019 – Unconference
Would you like to join the Edmonton Food Council? Our 2019 application process will begin on April 1st and close on June 7th.
Edmonton Submission on a Food Policy for Canada - Fall 2017 Over the fall and summer of 2017, Alberta Food Matters, Alberta Flavour Learning Lab, Edmonton Food Council, University of Alberta’s Sustainable Food Working Group, Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, and the City of Edmonton worked together to provide input on a Food Policy for Canada. Our … Continue reading Update on a Food Policy for Canada
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The Edmonton Food Council recently had the opportunity to attend a national summit on developing a Food Policy for Canada. Here is our report back and next steps! A Food Policy for Canada: What Do Edmontonians Think? After years of lobbying by Food Secure Canada and other food organizations, the federal government has charged the … Continue reading A Food Policy for Canada: What do Edmontonians think?
The federal government is currently working on a new version of Canada's Food Guide. This revision is a multi-year project that’s part of Canada’s Healthy Eating Strategy. Health Canada recently released a What We Heard Report summarizing the findings of nearly 20,000 responses gathered through open consultations with stakeholders and Canadians. Canada’s Food Guide forms … Continue reading Have your say on Canada’s new Food Guide
Our Fresh MEÆT micro-fundraiser was a success! 120 people came to hear pitches about seven great new food initiatives in Edmonton and vote on their favourite. The seven pitches were all unique and diverse. They were chosen by the Edmonton Food Council from 13 applicants and each of them fulfilled some part of fresh, Edmonton's … Continue reading Recap and winner of Fresh MEÆT
Join us on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 for Fresh MEÆT: a micro-fundraising event designed to bring people together for a meal and listen to a variety of home-grown ideas. With Fresh MEÆT, Edmonton's NextGen and the Edmonton Food Council are focusing on supporting food and urban agriculture initiatives in Edmonton. We'll hear pitches from several … Continue reading Hear some new food ideas at Fresh MEÆT