Tag Archives: Aboriginal
Action Research… Whooo-Eee! What a ride!

Action Research… Whooo-Eee! What a ride!

How can I even begin to describe my experiences and the process of this project over the past nine months? It has been an adventure for everyone involved, and probably the easiest place to start is with my own impressions. As an action researcher, I’ve got about five obligations and activities going on at once. […]

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Othering Hunger

Othering Hunger

Have you been to talk on food justice issues lately?  Have you attended a conference?  A presentation?  If you have, you are probably pretty convinced that food justice is an important issue.  Indeed, nearly all of the events that I have attended on food issues have been populated predominantly by the converted, those who are […]

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World Food Day; Food, Food Culture, and Food Justice – Well, Almost Just

World Food Day; Food, Food Culture, and Food Justice – Well, Almost Just

One word: Wow! What a great event. Over 300 people attended our “World Food Day” event. And 200 of us had lunch. And what an incredible lunch! Traditional bison stew and bannock from the Chocolate Shop. Sudanese Kisra bread and Sambusa from Nyam Nyam. And Anarchist vegan stew, snacks, and fair trade coffee/tea from Mondragon. All […]

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World Food Day. Why it matters and what it has to do with local and just food systems

October 16 is a big deal in foodie and food justice circles, and has been since its inception over 25 years ago in Italy. It is World Food Day, an event that celebrates the importance of food and that highlights the need to address the life threatening hunger and poverty that confronts almost a billion […]

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A FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND APPROACH TO LOCAL FOOD AND FOOD JUSTICE IN MANITOBA: Welcome and well come!

A FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND APPROACH TO LOCAL FOOD AND FOOD JUSTICE IN MANITOBA: Welcome and well come!

YES, we did it!!! It took us 18 months, 23 meetings, and about 2000 coffees to give birth to our localANDjust funding proposal that we just submitted to SSHRC (Social Science and Humanities Research Council of the federal government). We have about a 30% chance of success; about the same chance that there is is […]

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