Local Food Bites (Dec 3-9, 2012)

This week’s Local Food Bites: Community Feasting at the RPL’s Albert Branch, deadline to be the Community Food Assessment Researcher, and the third last Farmers’ Market of the winter!

Community Feast
Monday, December 3, 4:00-6:00 pm
Regina Public Library, Albert Branch, 1401 Robinson street, 777-6076
This is a time to celebrate the North Central community and RPL’s Albert Branch. Elders will oversee a traditional First Nations feast that begins with a pipe ceremony, the burning of sweetgrass and/or sage and an offering. First Nations protocol will be followed. Join us for an evening of honouring our community. everyone welcome. Registration not required. Contact the branch at 777-6076 for more information.

Deadline: Community Food Assessment Project Researcher Job Posting
Tuesday, December 4, 5:00 pm
The Community Food Assessment (CFA) is a participatory and collaborative process to examine a broad range of food-related issues and resources in the city of Regina, for the purposes of informing actions to improve community food security. CFAs have been undertaken by many communities across Canada and internationally for the purposes of analyzing existing community assets, identifying gaps, and developing strategic action plans to improve community food security across all sectors of the food system, including production, processing, distribution, access, consumption and food waste recovery.

Project Researcher Responsibilities:Under the supervision of the project’s Faculty Co-advisors, the CFA Project Researcher is responsible for completing the initial phase of the Community Food Assessment, the Environmental Scan. The Environmental Scan is a comprehensive overview of existing research to define the economic, social, environmental, cultural, demographic, and policy variables (specific to Regina) as they relate to community food security.
More information

Deadline: Cool Springs Ranch orders (Regina December pickup)
Wednesday, December 5
Place your order online by December 5 for Cool Springs’ happy beef, pork, chicken, eggs, etc. for delivery to the Regina pick-up location on December 8.
More information

Regina Farmers’ Market (indoor market)
Saturday, December 8, 9:30 am-1:30 pm
Cathedral Neighbourhood Centre, 2900 13th Avenue, Regina, Saskatchewan
Farmers’ Market website

Visit our Calendar of Events for information on these and other local food events!

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