Maritimes University Food Banks

Dalhousie University Study Sheds Light on Campus Food Banks and Student Food Insecurity in Maritime Canada

Halifax, September 8, 2023 - A study conducted by the Agri-Food Analytics Lab at Dalhousie University, led by Mitch Archibald and co-authored by Dr. Sylvain Charlebois, has unveiled crucial insights into Campus Food Banks (CFBs) and the pervasive issue of student food insecurity in the Maritime provinces of Canada. The study, which scrutinized demographic characteristics, motivations, and challenges faced by 133 students across 11 academic institutions, has highlighted the pressing need for attention to this critical issue.

Media Contacts:

Dr. Sylvain Charlebois, Director Agri-Food Analytics Lab,
Dalhousie University

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