Tag Archives : land use

//photo credit: Cheryl Young/Salty

REDESIGNING OUR FOOD SYSTEM


Policy options to support food sovereignty in a post-pandemic world The tumultuous and uncertain state of the world in recent months poses an opportunity to analyze, with care, the systems we live in. We are in a public health crisis, an anti-racism revolution, and an economic recession┬╣. At the intersection of these three realities is the food system. The need…

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A variety of seeds available at a Seedy Saturday seed exchange Photo credit: Brian McInnis

GROWING A FOOD SOVEREIGN ISLAND


Island farmers save seed to assert local ownership over food production Food sovereignty: the central element of a food system in which communities control the production and consumption of their food. It prioritizes local, affordable, sustainable, and culturally appropriate food. On PEI, farmers believe that the Island can become food sovereign. The movement begins with a network of farmers saving…

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