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FAO report on Public Food Procurement for Sustainable Food Systems and Healthy Diets

Shared from Sustain Ontario’s Blog Author: Sustain Ontario Posted: February 15, 2022 The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations has published a report on how sustainable public procurement is a key instrument to work towards the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals, Public Food Procurement for Sustainable Food Systems and Healthy Diets (Volume 1 & Volume […]

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Table Matters Network Engagement Meeting

April 5, 2019 8:30 – noon Holiday Inn, 700 Old Lillooet Rd., North Vancouver Free parking available at the site and the hotel can also be reached by transit (239 Capilano U bus). Come learn about community food-related projects on the North Shore and how these projects are working to meet the needs of residents. […]

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The North Shore Food Action Plan – the Planning Process Begins!

The North Shore Table Matters Network is about to embark on a strategic planning process to activate the North Shore Community Food Charter. The process will build upon the foundation laid by the North Shore Community Food Charter and be informed by the wealth of information obtained through the development of the North Shore Food Asset […]

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Online map charts North Shore food resources

Ben Bengtson  /  North Shore News A new online map could help North Shore residents take stock of their collective pantries. Table Matters and Vancouver Coastal Health, with input from local partners, have developed an online food asset map that lists North Shore organizations that offer services and goods such as low-cost meals, subsidized groceries, […]

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Advancing Municipal Food Policy Project

Many communities within Metro Vancouver and the Sunshine Coast have active grass roots food systems projects in the works. Some have collaborated with their municipal governments to have a Food Charter endorsed and some Official Community Plans even mention local food systems. However, a gap still remains when municipalities are presented with these issues and […]

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North Shore 2014 Election Survey Results

The 2014 Municipal elections are coming up on November 15th.  Have your say and get out and vote!  We’ve been doing a little work to help you learn more about the candidates and their views on urban agriculture and food security. The past few weeks, we sent out a survey to all the north shore 2014 […]

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From the Ground Up North Shore Table Matters Network Plants Seed for Change – North Shore News

Vancouver Coastal Health provides about $40,000 a year to further community food security on the North Shore and support Table Matters. “We stretch it a long way,” says Broughton. The network’s work is guided by a steering committee, comprised of local leaders involved in a variety of food securityfocused initiatives, and volunteers at large. Table […]

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Food Charter and Policy Council Proposed

Table Matters Network: North Shore Food Charter and Food Policy Council In recent months and years, municipal councils have seen an increasing number of delegations and had requests from a range of community groups around food ranging from community gardens, to bees, to urban farms to municipal green waste. CNV Council has committed to developing […]