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
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
When Lourdes Juan saw how quickly 200 pounds of bread could be eaten, she knew she was on to something big. Juan, a Calgary-based urban planner and business owner, came up with the idea for Leftovers back in 2012 when she helped her cousin pick up some excess bread from a COBS Bread location. COBS … Continue reading Leftovers: solving food insecurity with food waste
The Edmonton Food Council (EFC)’s 2016-2017 focus is contributing to a healthier, more food-secure community. Food security exists when everyone has economic and physical access to adequate, safe and nutritious food that meets their dietary needs and food preferences for an active and healthy life. However, roughly one in 10 households is either unsure of where … Continue reading Focusing on Food Security
At our September 20, 2016 meeting, we were joined by guest speaker, Yodit Tesfamicael, Food Security Coordinator with the Edmonton Multicultural Coalition. Yodit shared with us the findings of the Food Security Research Project, conducted with research facilitator, Keren Tang, in 2015. https://soundcloud.com/user-376074677/yodit-tesfamicael-food-security-research-project-edmonton-multicultural-coalition View the presentation slides here: Food Security Research Presentation-Edmonton Multicultural Coalition