The Halifax Community is Hungry for Canning and Preserving Skills: What are you craving?

Adventures in Local Food

The Halifax community is hungry for canning and preserving skills and we want to know what sorts of skills you’re looking for.

The Ecology Action Centre has a long history of offering food and gardening skills training to Nova Scotians. We’ve found this to be a valuable way to build community and increase interest in local food. But with all of the new local food projects emerging, we’ve recently made our interventions in the community a little more targeted. We’ve done so by partnering with community service organizations that address the needs of low-income communities, New Canadians and other groups who struggle with food insecurity issues. As you may have seen in other blog posts, we’re also working closely with children and youth in our school system.

We believe very strongly in the work we do to support vulnerable communities, but in shifting our focus to target communities, we…

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