We are inspired by and in awe of so many organizations who do so much amazing work around Dalhousie, K’jipuktuk/Halifax, and Turtle Island/Canada. Here are just a few of them, if you’d like to check out the great work they do:
A student-run urban garden on campus. A place for people to learn about the challenges and opportunities of urban gardening, these amazing folks regularly host workshops and work parties.
Run by volunteers, a weekly farmers’ market in the Dal SUB, bringing fresh, affordable, local produce. They also offer a weekly food box.
Halifax’s only full-time gender justice and resource centre. Located on Dal campus and providing space, resources, referrals, and peer-to-peer support.
NSPIRG is a social justice resource centre, providing funding to rad groups and projects, an alternative lending library, and bookable materials. Fun fact: the Loaded Ladle started as a working group of NSPIRG in 2010!
Inner-city youth, community garden projects, business ventures, a new greenhouse, and a permanent home on Cornwallis St. These folks are unstoppable!
A community centre providing space, programming, and support to Aboriginal folks in Halifax.
Serving the North Dartmouth community, these folks have regular programming, community meals, and a huge farm!
A community garden space in what used to be a parking lot, these folks donate hundreds of pounds of food to Parker St. food bank, sell their beautiful produce at a market stand, and have an annual pumpkin smash and Harvest Hootenany!
The oldest community garden and urban farm in the HRM! The host community plots, regular programming, and hands-on work parties!
Operating out of McGill University in Montreal, MK is a volunteer-run, collective kitchen, who provides free or PWYC lunches 5 days per week.
A collectively-run soup kitchen at Concordia University in Montreal serving by-donation meals every weekday.
Co-operative, non-profit cafe operating out of Trent University.
A group at UVic dedicated to food security and sovereignty through sharing food