This week on Food For Thought you get a taste of Bridging Borders Toward Food Security, a conference held in Vancouver by the Community Food Security Coalition and Food Secure Canada. You may also want to check out the website of FoodShare, a Toronto-based food security agency.
What is food security? It may not be what you think. One definition which captures the spirit of the concept would read: Food security is a strong, sustainable, local or regional food system that ensures access to affordable, nutritious and culturally appropriate food to all people at all times.
It’s a mouthful, but visiting the websites posted here will lead you to an intriguing world of agencies, governments and communities all trying to reach a similar goal. To listen to an mp3 of today’s program, click here .