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Canada’s Food Guide

Canada’s Food Guide will help you and your family know how much food you need, what types of foods are better for you, and the importance of physical activity in your day.

Author/Origin:
Health Canada

CFA report 2012-2013 – It Starts with a Seed

“It Starts with a Seed” is a report detailing success stories from the Community Food Action Grant Program, which helps build food security throughout New Brunswick by funding various community projects and initiatives. In 2012-2013, the CFA Grant Program supported 46 projects in New Brunswick communities. The report features 7 of them with beautiful pictures and captivating storytelling.

Author/Origin:
New Brunswick Department of Social Development

CFA report 2013-2014 – A Growing Good

“A Growing Good” is a report detailing success stories from the Community Food Action Grant Program, which helps build food security throughout New Brunswick by funding various community projects and initiatives. In 2013-2014, the CFA Grant Program supported 91 projects in New Brunswick communities. The report features 12 of them with beautiful pictures and captivating storytelling.

Author/Origin:
New Brunswick Department of Social Development - Wellness Branch

Champion Stories

There are Wellness Champions in communities all around New Brunswick, whether they be individuals, families, community groups, schools or workplaces. Some have shared their success stories so they can be an inspiration for all of us. Check out these stories, get inspired and share them with others!

Author/Origin:
The Wellness Movement

Community Food Action Program

This grant program will provide up to $5,000 to support community-led solutions to help improve healthy eating in New Brunswick by creating greater food security at the community level. Eligible initiatives must contribute to the three goals of the Community Food Action Program:

• Increase access to healthy food
• Increase food knowledge and skills
• Strengthen your community’s ability to create greater food security for all

Author/Origin:
New Brunswick Department of Social Development - Wellness Branch

Community Food Mentors

A province-wide network of certified individuals who share their skills in food and nutrition within their own communities. The goal of this program is to develop a network of dedicated food mentors in New Brunswick communities through a shared learning experience that will increase the exchange of information on food skills, healthy eating practices and local food sourcing in the province.

Author/Origin:
New Brunswick Food Security Action Network

Community Garden Best Practices Toolkit

A community garden takes a lot of work. But if it is done well, it can also make your neighbourhood a better place to live. The Community Garden Toolkit is designed to guide you every step of the way. It outlines key steps to starting a garden, and provides a range of tools, tips, and supports to help along the way. If you have any questions, the New Brunswick Food Security Action Network can connect you to other gardeners around the province who are happy to share their stories!

Author/Origin:
New Brunswick Food Security Action Network in collaboration with Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Coalition (HEPAC)
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