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.
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
Now that spring has finally sprung in Edmonton, it’s time to get some seeds into the ground. If you still need to pick up some seeds for this season, or if you’re always on the lookout for new things to plant, Alberta has two micro-seederies for you to check out: Harmonic Herbs and A’bunadh Seeds. … Continue reading Alberta-grown seeds: Harmonic Herbs and A’bunadh Seeds
The Edmonton Food Council conducts an annual local food survey and wants to hear from you! The survey will be open until April 30, 2017 at 11:59pm. Please take a few minutes to participate. As a part of our mandate, our Measurement Committee has developed an annual survey to understand how Edmontonians access, understand and participate in the … Continue reading Share your thoughts on local food
Scale up or bust: that’s long been the main approach to agriculture in Alberta. But a small group of farmers are changing that, by incorporating various practices and techniques that consider the whole ecosystem of the farm and its relationship to the community – instead of just the bottom line. Ian Griebel runs Redtail Farms, … Continue reading A different way to farm in Alberta