Tag Archives: food policy

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How about those hens?!

The District of North Vancouver Mayor and Council are reviewing a bylaw to allow backyard hens! They’d love your feedback, so please take a moment to share!  Click on the “Draft domestic hens bylaw now” link at the bottom of the page to provide your feedback!

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Planning for Sustainable Food Systems Panel Discussion

  This past Tuesday, Nov. 25th, we brought together ~ 40 municipal government staff from across the North Shore, to hear a panel speak on planning for sustainable food systems.  The event was part of a two-year project funded by the Real Estate Foundation of BC, to support implementation of the North Shore Food Charter. […]

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New B.C. study shows strong public support for local farmland

95% of respondents say the Agricultural Land Reserve should be preserved for green space and growing food SEPTEMBER 17, 2014, Vancouver, B.C. – A public opinion study released today by the Real Estate Foundation of BC and Vancouver Foundation found that four in five (82%) respondents believe farmland is a vital public asset, like forests and water. Three-quarters (76%) of […]

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Table Matters

What: Table Matters: A Celebration & Evening of DialogueWhere: North Van City Hall, 141 West 14th Street When: 5:15PM-9PM Register here. Song(s) tailor-made for this event Performed By: TBA Food touches every aspect of our lives, from daily meals with our families to trips to the grocery store or community garden in our neighbourhoods and beyond. All of these […]

Neighbourhood to Nation: Portland Food Policy Conference Part 1

St Johns Woods – Growing Community Capacity for Leadership & Health Community Food Security Coalition – Food Policy from Neighbourhood to Nation Portland, Oregon On the first day of the Community Food Security Coalition (CFSC) conference I participated in a field trip series called “Building Skills, Building Community: Urban Agriculture and Economic Development.” We visited […]