Tag Archives: Mount Waddington Community Food Initiative

Growing the Home Garden: increasing production for market (or home sales or ‘farm gate’ sales)…

Join us for a workshop on increasing production in your garden. Tammas Grogan, a local Urban Farmer, will show us how she plans her garden and offer advice on how we can increase production in our own. Please join your … Continue reading

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Network Sharing ~ invitation to update!

Hello Everyone and Happy New Year! Each month I attend the Mount Waddington Health Network (MWHN) Table of Partner (TOP) Meeting. This meeting is a gathering of partners from around the region representing work that is being done towards the … Continue reading

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Don’t Be Chicken!

I am so excited to announce that registration for our upcoming “Don’t Be Chicken” workshop has opened. We will be teaching you the in and outs of keeping urban hens while abiding by the Port Hardy Urban Agriculture by-law guidelines. … Continue reading

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Seedy Saturday ~ April 22nd!

In partnership with the North Island Farmers and Artisans market, the MW Community Foods Initiative is welcoming you to get involved in our annual Seedy Saturday event, which is on April 22.  This is a regional event, and your participation helps us grow every year. Seedy Saturdays … Continue reading

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Update ~ Farm to School BC Learning Session.

Thank you to everyone who attended the Farm2School BC Learning Session.  Many thanks as well to  Aaren Topley and Vanessa Perrodou for your informative presentation. In his follow up email Aaren mentioned that there were a number of people from our region … Continue reading

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Cooperation vs Competition from a farmer perspective

We all play an important role in regional food security. Please join us for an inspiring and interactive evening with Arzeena Hamir, Professional Argrologist and Vancouver Island organic farmer.  Click here to register for your free ticket. “Cooperation vs Competition from … Continue reading

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Save The Date “Cultivating Farms, Farmers, and Food Security”

Food Security is a complex issue that can be addressed from both a community and individual perspective. Individual or household food insecurity is only one part of the larger context which includes the economic, social and food systems, food policies, … Continue reading

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