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Food Action Committee Publications

Our Food Project

The Our Food Project 2013-2017: Stories from four years of food systems work
June 2017, Miranda Cobb

Change Grow Lead - The Our Food Project creates positive food environments
April 2017, Miranda Cobb

Mobile Food Market: Summer/Fall Pilot Evaluation Report (Summary)
March 2017

How to Ferment Your Harvest: A step-by-step guide including sample recipes (ENGLISH)
February 2017, Jen Organ

How to Can Your Harvest: A step-by-step guide including sample recipes (ENGLISH)

How to Can Your Harvest: A step-by-step guide including sample recipes (FRENCH)
September 2016, Jen Organ

Social Return on Investment Studies
August 2016, Miranda Cobb
Food Leaders & Food Initiatives in Cape Breton
Halifax Food Policy Alliance

The Our Food Project Annual Report (2015-2016)
June 2016, Miranda Cobb

Community-based, participatory and developmental evaluation approaches: an introductory toolkit
November 2015, Miranda Cobb and Gabrielle Donnelly

The Our Food Project Annual Report (2014-2015)
June 2015, Miranda Cobb

The Our Food Project: 2014-2015 Highlights
June 2015, Miranda Cobb

Photovoice in the Garden: What does your garden mean to you?
Spring 2015

The Our Food Project Annual Report (2013-2014)
June 2014, Miranda Cobb

The Our Food Project: 2013-2014 Highlights
June 2014, Miranda Cobb

Community Food Snapshots

Good Food First Facilitator's Guide

Community Food Projects

May 2012, Food Connections Project
April 2012, Garity Chapman & Marla MacLeod

Community Gardens and Urban Agriculture

Community Garden Heavy Metal Study
January 2011, Sadra Heidary Monfared

Putting Food in Our Cities & Community in Our Food
2009, Garity Chapman

Food Miles and Local Food

Are Nova Scotians eating local? Where is our food coming from?

July 2010, Jen Scott and Marla MacLeod

Eating By the Seasons                                                            

Food Action Committee

Eating for a Better World pamphlet
Side one, Side two

Does Your Breakfast Need A Passport?
Winter 2008, Between The Issues

Working Together to Promote Local Food [Word Document]
(Originally published in the Chronicle Herald, August 21, 2007)

Local Food Procurement Policies: A Literature Review

Farmland and Farm Knowledge Preservation

Twilight Meetings: Celebrating the Wisdom of Our Farmer-Mentors

2007, Heliotrust
Click here to contact us and order a copy.

Food Action Committee's position on the use of biosolids on agricultural land - UPDATED May 2009

Moving Towards A Healthy Food and Farm System
Winter 2009, Between The Issues

Delicious Inspiration from New England 
Summer 2008, Between The Issues

FAC Library

We have a small library in our office that includes paper copies of the above publications, as well as other books, reports and DVDs that contain great information on gardening, soil building, greenhouse design, root cellaring, cooking and much more!  We've collected these publications to be a public resource for those interested in building a more sustainable food system.

For a full list of publications in the FAC library, click here.

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