Learn & Teach: Food Security

girlwithmanualmillMake Food Sovereignty a learning priority

Connect local food issues and local food movement to global realities.

Add an international connection to your local food explorations and make an even bigger connection with your students!

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Engage your school in shared global leadership experience. Change for Children’s global projects in the South need your support!

With CFC,  students have the opportunity to help others achieve food security.

Food Sovereignty Learning Resources

The Hunger Games

Learning Activity (pdf)

A relay race activity that teaches students about food supply and resources in Canada and the Global South. It can be incorporated into global citizenship curriculum and a great World Food Day activity.


Food Sovereignty - Food Security What’s the Difference?


Food Sovereignty - Food Security What’s the Difference?


Just Eat It: A Food Waste Story

74 minute video

A 74 minute documentary about food waste and food rescue. Curriculum Guide and activities available at http://www.foodwastemovie.com/schools/

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International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

October 17

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty - October 17

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Global Projects addressing Food

Community Food Security

For nearly twenty years, CFCA has been working in Comitancillo. This project works with the Mayan Mam indigenous peoples to provide tools, seeds, training and micro-credit loans for farmers marginalized by the Guatemalan government.

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Better Nutrition, Better Learning

In a region where 63% of households are unable to provide the minimum caloric intake for their families, this project puts food on the table in Alto Beni, Bolivia. Women work collectively to produce more food, create nutritious & marketable food products and then sell them to the school breakfast program, ensuring children are well nourished and thus able to learn.

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More Global Information Resources

Raj Patelan award-winning writer, activist and academic,  Patel wrote Stuffed and Starved: The Hidden Battle for the World Food System and, The Value of Nothing, is a New York Times best-seller.  You can find many videos online of Raj Patel speaking – here is one.

Vandana ShivaAn environmentalist activist and anti-globalization author, Vandana Shiva is one of the most vocal champions of seed freedom. You can find many videos online of Vandana Shiva speaking – here is one.