Food Secure Saskatchewan

Submitted by StudentResearcher on Thu, 2010-04-29 13:41
Date of survey completion
Contact person (The person making this entry has the ability to edit this entry in the future. See above for details as to how)
Don Mitchell, Coordinator
Email address of primary contact person
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Food Secure Saskatchewan is a coalition of individuals and groups working toward, or interested in, achieving food security for all Saskatchewan citizens by way of a healthy and sustainable food system.  The purpose of FSS is to improve food security in our province through coordinated, community-led action. FSS works to stimulate policy change and encourage the development of a comprehensive, integrated food security strategy.

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Keywords (Please list keywords, separated by commas, that relate to the project)
Food Security, Local food, sustainable food system
Describe the educational component of the project (e.g. formal education, training, or public awareness advanced by the project)

Food Secure Saskatchewan Works to: Advocate for, and work towards, improved food security policies and programs for Saskatchewan citizens; Enhance the skills and knowledge of the membership and their community partners; Foster coordination among groups who work to improve food security in the province; Provide support and information (including publications, research and other important food information) to groups working in the delivery of front line food security initiatives and policies.

What level of education does this project address?
Public awareness, for example, through the media (informal education)