Links, Pals, and Allies

We are inspired by and in awe of so many organizations who do 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:

Dalhousie

Dalhousie Urban Garden Society (DUGS)

A student-run urban garden on campus. DUGS is a place for people to learn about the challenges and opportunities of urban gardening. These amazing folks regularly host workshops and work parties.

DSU Market

Run by volunteers, a weekly farmers’ market in the Dal SUB, bringing fresh, affordable, local produce. They also offer a weekly food box.

South House

Halifax’s only full-time gender justice and resource center. Located on Dal campus and providing space, resources, referrals, and peer-to-peer support.

Nova Scotia Public Interest Research Group

NSPIRG is a social justice resource center, 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!

Halifax

Hope Blooms

Inner-city youth, community garden projects, business ventures, a new greenhouse, and a permanent home on Cornwallis St. These folks are unstoppable!

Mi’kmaw Native Friendship Centre

A community center providing space, programming, and support to Indigenous folks in Halifax.

Dartmouth North Community Food Centre

Serving the North Dartmouth community, these folks have regular programming, community meals, and a huge farm!

Common Roots Urban 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!

Urban Farm Museum Society of Spryfield

The oldest community garden and urban farm in the HRM! The host community plots, has regular programming, and organizes hands-on work parties!

Canada

The Midnight Kitchen

Operating out of McGill University in Montreal, MK is a volunteer-run, collective kitchen, who provides free or PWYC lunches 5 days per week.

The People’s Potato

A collectively-run soup kitchen at Concordia University in Montreal serving by-donation meals every weekday.

The Seasoned Spoon

Co-operative, non-profit cafe operating out of Trent University.

Community Cabbage

A group at UVic dedicated to food security and sovereignty through sharing food.