Food Policy for Canada
August 19, 2019
The first-ever Food Policy for Canada aims to help Canada build a healthier and more sustainable food system that also supports growth for farmers, producers, and food businesses in Canada.
The EAT-Lancet Commission Summary Report
May 5, 2019
This report is an adapted summary of the Commission Food in The Anthropocene: the EAT-Lancet Commission on Healthy Diets From Sustainable Food Systems. It sets out global scientific targets for healthy diets and sustainable food production.
Opportunities for Local Food and Food Literacy in Child Care and Student Nutrition Programs
January 1, 2019
This infographic summarizes the current situation in Ontario with respect to local food use and local food literacy in meal and snack programs targeting young children. It also highlights the challenges, barriers and opportunities to support more local food use and local food literacy in child care and student nutrition programs. This infographic is a summary of NRC/OPHA’s report: The Current State of Local Food Use and Food Literacy in Meal and Snack Programs Targeted to Young Children in Ontario.
Reducing Household Food Waste: A Municipal Regional Toolkit
June 5, 2017
This toolkit aims to leverage Ontario consumers’ potential for substantially reducing household food waste while offering economic benefits to local and regional economies, reducing the food waste footprint, and encouraging strategic partnerships with stakeholders across sectors.
Municipal Food Policy Entrepreneurs: A Preliminary Analysis of how Canadian Cities and Regional Districts are Involved in Food System Change
October 3, 2016
This report analyzes the work of food policy conuncils across Canada and provides a description of the diverse ways in which food policy work isunfolding and organized at the level of municipality, what the key activities are, and what numerous actors believe is their value to municipalities and the food chain.
A Framework for Assessing Effects of the Food System
August 25, 2016
This US based report presents guiding principles and practical steps to help decision makers with a basis to understand and analyze effects, weigh trade-offs, and guide decision making within a complex food system.
Equitable Development Toolkit – Local Food Procurement
August 22, 2016
This US-based toolkit provides an overview of the ways in which stakeholders can advocate for and implement local food procurement policies in a manner that ensures the equitable improvement of local and regional food systems.