It’s difficult to talk about N.L.’s ability to feed itself without tackling issues like poverty
Most produce sold in Newfoundland and Labrador is shipped into the province. Groups like Food First N.L. and the Food Producers Forum have been campaigning for greater self-sufficiency in food production. (Paul Daly/CBC) Food insecurity often comes up in Newfoundland and Labrador, and rightly so.
After all, we have the lowest number of farms of any province, the poorest soil quality (and the most rocks), our food is mainly imported, and a whopping 13.4 percent of households are food insecure.But what does food insecurity mean? […]