Participatory food security projects phase I and II : building food security in Nova Scotia : using a participatory process to collect evidence and enhance the capacity of community groups to influence policy (eBook, 2010) [WorldCat.org]
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Participatory food security projects phase I and II : building food security in Nova Scotia : using a participatory process to collect evidence and enhance the capacity of community groups to influence policy

Author: Patricia Williams; Nova Scotia Food Security Projects.; Atlantic Health Promotion Research Centre.; Nova Scotia Nutrition Council.
Publisher: Halifax, N.S. : Atlantic Health Promotion Research Centre : Nova Scotia Nutrition Council, 2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia Williams; Nova Scotia Food Security Projects.; Atlantic Health Promotion Research Centre.; Nova Scotia Nutrition Council.
OCLC Number: 758076740
Notes: "June 2004."
Description: 1 online resource (87 pages) : illustrations, digital file
Contents: Discussion and conclusions. Communications and advocacy efforts --
Methodology --
Poverty and inadequate income: Health implications; Social exclusion; Low wages and precarious employment; Lack of social supports --
Food access issues: Rural food access; Transportation; Food retail trends --
Food banks are not the answer --
Conclusions --
Recommendations. Research findings. The cost of a nutritious food basket in Nova Scotia --
Comparative food cost scenarios: Minimum and low wage scenarios; IA scenarios --
Summary of food costing findings --
The experience of food insecurity: Feeling judged; The reality of trying to get nutritious food; Organizational policies; Stress and emotional impact --
Examining the causes of food insecurity: Inadequate incomes; Lack of social supports --
Addressing food insecurity --
Summary of findings: phases I and II. Introduction. Literature review: Food insecurity in Canada; Strategies for addressing food insecurity --
Research framework: Research principles; Food costing and food insecurity; Stories of food insecurity. Methods. Using a train-the-trainer model --
Phase I: Food costing methods: Validation of the NNFB for use in Nova Scotia; Grocery store selection; On site price collection; Calculating food costs; Statistical analysis; Creating comparative scenarios to estimate affordability --
Phase II: Story sharing methods: Story sharing committee; Process and tool development; The story sharing process; Data analysis --
Ethical considerations. Executive summary. Conclusions --
Recommendations. Participatory food security project overview. Phase I: Participatory food costing --
Phase Ii: Story sharing --
Why was the research conducted? --
What did the research involve? --
When did the research take place? --
Who was involved in the research?
Other Titles: Building food security in Nova Scotia : using a participatory process to collect evidence and enhance the capacity of community groups to influence policy
Using a participatory process to collect evidence and enhance the capacity of community groups to influence policy
Responsibility: prepared by Atlantic Health Promotion Research Centre ; Nova Scotia Family Resource Centres/Projects ; Nova Scotia Nutrition Council ; Patty Williams, principal investigator.
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