The Community Garden is focused on growing edible gardens and increase awareness around food insecurity in the valley by growing and sharing produce.Continue readingCommunity Garden
Food security is defined as when all residents in a community have access to a sufficient quantity of nutritious and affordable food, and the ability to purchase that food. Kings County is very fortunate to be a richly agricultural area in rural Nova Scotia, producing a wide variety of food. However, not everyone is fortunate enough to have food security. In Kentville alone, 1 in 6 citizens live with food insecurity – from Canada Without Poverty 2015. Brains work better when bellies are full of nutritious food. Food security is a mental health issue.
(Sharing Our Ugly Produce) CMHA-Kings is working in partnership with Kentville Community Gardens, Valley Community Learning Association, and The Salvation Army to create a FREE community group where people come together to help prepare food – for the community. Help prepare soup of the week Eat what you can and take what you need Connect with […]Continue readingS.O.U.P.