Policy Discussion Paper #1: Role of Local Government in Promoting Farmlands and Farm Viability
Under the CR-Fair banner, an introduction to the Healthy Food in Schools project and the Farm to Cafeteria initiative.
The Growing New Farmers program is an initiative supported by Vancity that is working to get behind new growers, linking them to resources, micro loans, land, and other growers to kick start successful farm businesses.
While we work to advocate for the return of extension services, farmers are getting together to share their success and knowledge within the farm community. Farmer2Farmer is a network, and mentor pool and the Farmer2Farmer conference brings people together on the subject.
Changing the Way We Eat is an initiative of CR-FAIR to look at how we eat at the individual, household and community level.
Give Food Get Food, is a CR-FAIR Food Access Working Group Initiative to try to divert food that would normally go to waste and redirect it to agencies who work with communities in need.