The deadline to apply for the Local Food Coordinator position with Cloverbelt Local Food Co-op has been EXTENDED to April 7th! The Coordinator will help establish and grow new food distributions points, build and strengthen community partnerships, and aid in the development of a food charter for Kenora and Rainy River districts.
Are you interested in learning how to grow your own food? Attend the Small Animal Husbandry event at Gillies Community Centre on May 13th.
The Food Strategy Council will be meeting March 29th in the PACI Auditorium from 5:00pm-7:00pm. Please RSVP toby March 15th if you plan to attend.
The market study will provide a comprehensive picture of the local food economy in Thunder Bay and the surrounding area.
As part of Lakehead University's 2017 Research and Innovation week, this year's Food Forum will feature a keynote lecture from a very special guest, Dr. Harriet Friedmann, along with a Graduate Student Panel on Sustainability.
On February 28th, Dr. Elaine Power lead two talks concerning food insecurity and basic income in Canada.
Bring your labelled packets of non-hybrid seeds to sell to and buy from other gardeners for only a penny! Workshops on seed saving and novel varieties will also be running from 1:30pm-3:30pm.
The consultant for the Thunder Bay and Area Food and Agriculture Market Study is looking to hire local surveyors to aid in data collection.
The Food Strategy Council is very pleased to welcome Charles Levkoe, the newly announced Canada Research Chair in Sustainable Food Systems, to our Executive Committee.
Responses to inquires received from interested consultants are now included as an Addendum to the Request for Proposal for the Thunder Bay and Area Food and Agriculture Market Study.