Nutrition in Food Banking Toolkit
May 23, 2021
This toolkit by Feeding America outlines how to build cultural competence at the organizational, partner and individual level. The guide also focuses on the purpose and benefits of food bank nutrition policies that lead to a more nutritious food supply for communities experiencing food insecurity. Please […]
The Healthy Food Environment Policy Index (Food-EPI): European Union
April 25, 2021
This report by Policy Evaluation Network outlines an assessment of European Union (EU)-level policies influencing food environments and priority actions to create healthy food environments in the EU.
Plate Visual- Working with First Nations Saskatchewan
March 24, 2021
Registered dietitians and First Nations Working Group in Saskatchewan have collaborated to produce a toolkit to provide recipes and plate visuals that are representative of traditional foods. Recipes included within the booklet demonstrate how traditional foods can be included in the 2019 Canada’s Food Guide Plate.
Gifts From Our Relations- Indigenous Original Foods Guide
March 24, 2021
The National Indigenous Diabetes Association produced a resource booklet honouring 18 commonly consumed traditional foods (plants/animals) that are Indigenous to Turtle Island. This guide provides insight into original food consumption as a means of reducing the incidence and prevalence of type 2 diabetes in First Nations, […]
State of School Feeding Worldwide 2020
March 9, 2021
This publication by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) provides an analysis of the state of school feeding programmes before the COVID-19 pandemic; it describes the damage caused by the pandemic; and presents what can be done to restore this global safety net. The WFP […]
Growing resilience and equity: A food policy and action plan in the context of Covid-19
February 16, 2021
This policy brief is grounded in analysis and policy proposals from social movements advancing food-system transformation. Covid-19 is revealing and magnifying the structural inequalities in our food systems, the insufficiencies of our social protection programs, and the challenges with the dominant food supply chains. Food insecurity […]
Nourishing Food Policy Database
July 21, 2020
A database by the World Cancer Research Fund that provides an overview of implemented government policy actions that promote healthy diets and reduce obesity around the world. Each letter in the word NOURISHING represents one of ten areas where governments need to take action.
COVID-19 and the risk to food supply chains: How to respond?
April 3, 2020
Countries have shut down the economy to slow the spread of coronavirus. Supermarket shelves remain stocked for now, but a protracted pandemic crisis could quickly put a strain on the food supply chain. Countries must prioritize health, meet the needs of the most vulnerable people, and […]
Getting Good Food & Good Jobs in School Cafeterias
March 26, 2020
The government of Ontario introduced new nutrition standards for schools in 2011. The new standards have resulted in a reduction of sales and school cafeterias across the province have been struggling to survive. FoodShare’s Good Food Cafe (GFC) offers a potential solution to the challenge of […]
Get Growing: A Guide to Gardening with Older Adults
February 19, 2020
The Get Growing Seniors Gardening Program provided opportunities for older adults to discover the outdoors and participate in physical activity through gardening across Peel. The program overcame barriers to gardening faced by older adults in underserved communities by delivering hands-on, high-quality activities. Designed for facilitators who […]