Up!Skilling 2018 will take place Saturday, April 28. We are currently seeking facilitators to lead workshops at this year’s event. If you are interested in teaching one or 2 workshops, please fill out this form by February 23. See the poster for further details, and stay tuned here for event updates!
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The Island Food Network is now accepting applications for our Steering Committee. Help steward the food movement! Cape Breton’s Island Food Network is an umbrella for collaborative food action. The goal of the network is to create a vibrant, healthy, just, and sustainable local food system. The Steering Committee will facilitate the overall development and …
Grant Information In addition to supporting health planning and decision making, Community Health Boards work to make various grants available to community groups and organizations. The Department of Health & Wellness provides grant funding to Community Health Boards through District Health Authorities. These annual Wellness Fund grants engage and support local initiatives to address health priorities identified …
Growing Forward 2 Homegrown Success Program Program Overview The Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture (NSDA) and Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) entered into a five-year (2013-2018) bilateral agreement to implement Growing Forward 2, the policy framework for agriculture. Under the Growing Forward 2 bilateral agreement, $37 million in federal and provincial funding will be invested …
This is a video of Woody Tasch giving a speech at New Dawn’s Ideas Powered by Passion event. Woody is the founder of the Slow Money movement in the US and was the inspiration of the FarmWorks investment co-operative in Nova Scotia.
Biweekly farmers’ market from local vendors including Martin’s Fine Bakery, Wild Flour Bakery, A Strand For You, Bloom & Bushes Greenhouse, Buschmann Free Range BIO Farm, Claire’s Variety Produce, Doris Thoughtful Gifts, Encore Jewellery, Farm on The Mountain, Forget Me Not Gifts, Lake Ainsle Candle Co. / Healing Time, and many more, with live musical entertainment. NEW LOCATION!!! Port Hawkesbury Mall, 47 Paint Street. See Events page for dates and times.
Baddeck Market Support Person Description of Position Helping us out should not take more than 10 hours per week with half of that (5 hours) spent at the market each week! The market is on Wednesdays from 11-2, our support person should be there from 10-3PM. This position will be needed from June 10th to …
Student Food Program Leader (Cape Breton) The Our Food Project supports a variety of community run gardens and food projects in Cape Breton. We do so by offering workshops and skills training to residents, and by providing supplies, equipment and labour where necessary. We are seeking a driven, creative, enthusiastic and dependable student with an …
Learn more about the FarmWorks Investment Co-operative
Learn more about the Atlantic Canadian Organic Regional Network