About the Journal
Canadian Food Studies / La Revue canadienne des études sur l’alimentation is the open-access, online journal of the Canadian Association for Food Studies. As diverse and entangled as the subject of food itself, CFS/RCÉA provides a critical resource to those interested in the myriad ways in which humans, food, and the natural and built environments come to construct one another.
This issue does not contain a themed section. And yet, one has emerged over the editorial and production process. Youth, food and education - and the various sectors and players engaged in modeling that relationship - are the focus of several research articles. Part of this conversation is the sense of momentum for a national school food program that both Debbie Field of the Coalition for Healthy School Food and Carolyn Webb of Sustain Ontario Education Network observe and unpack for us in their editorial.
And there is more besides. Joyce Slater et al. examine the impact of the first wave of COVID-19 on the Manitoba charitable food sector. Andre Magnan et al. investigate the implications of changing land tenure relations in the Prairie Provinces, where over 70% of Canada’s farmland is located. Food sovereignty activists Jessie MacInnis and Roz Corbett share a conversation with Annette Aurelie Desmarais about the good, the bad, and the ugly of COP26. And finally, Kathleen Kevany reviews Jessica Fanzo's Can fixing dinner fix the planet?
Readers will note a few changes to the articles. These have been refreshed, if you will, with a new format. Each also contains abtracts in both French and English. We wish you a stylish and substantial read.