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Taking Action to Create A Healthier Food Environment

Date: Oct 30 2015, 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: Chestnut Conference Centre, Toronto ON

The Nutrition Resource Centre hosted a capacity-building workshop on the food environment at the OPHA 2015 Fall Forum! Please see below for links to important resources and presentation slides from the workshop.

Presenters and Facilitators:

Leia Minaker PhD, Propel Centre for Population Health Impact, University of Waterloo
Presentation Slides: “The Retail Food Environment: Concepts, Measures, and Interventions “

Rachel Engler-Stringer PhD, Department of Community Health and Epidemiology in the College of Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan

Jason Gilliland PhD, Director and Professor, Urban Development Program, Department of Geography, Health Sciences and Paediatrics at the University of Western Ontario

Kim Bergeron PhD Health Promotion Consultant, By-law and Policy Development Health Promotion Capacity Building at Public Health Ontario
Presentation Slides: “Creating healthier food environments: Overview of strategies and tools to influence municipal decision makers”
Presentation Slides: “Built environment elements supportive of healthy eating in rural, remote and northern communities: A scoping review”

Workshop Tools:

Assessing the Food Environment: Letter to Establishment
Assessing the Food Environment: Activity Description
Assessing the Food Environment: Participant Worksheet
Speaker Biographies
Pre-Workshop Information

Workshop eBook:

Click here to download