1. Resources & Publications

    2019 Hunger Report: Ontario’s Changing Employment Landscape and Its Impact on Food Bank Use

    The 2019 Hunger Report provides analysis of the data gathered by the Ontario food bank network, through the Link2Feed client intake system, between April 1st 2018 – March 31st, 2019. This report also includes a special feature on emerging trends in the Ontario labour force and the impact on low-income...
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    Niagara Food Forum: Community Report

    A thorough funding analysis of food-related program investments by United Way Niagara identified the organization is contributing over $500,000 in funding annually. To investigate this further and address increasing challenges faced by organizations and community-led initiatives across Niagara, United Way hosted a community consultation in January 2019. The Niagara Food...
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    The Ontario Food Terminal: A Priceless Hub in Ontario’s Food Value Chain

    This report provides an overview of the Ontario Food Terminal, its role in providing Ontario-grown and other fresh produce and horticultural products to the GGH market, as well as an analysis of its locational importance. Published By: The Canadian Urban Institute for the Golden Horseshoe Food and Farming Alliance Publication...
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    Toolkit: Serving Up Local for Long-Term Care Mealtime Engagement

    This toolkit is a summary of resources tested during the Golden Horseshoe Food and Farming Alliance project, ‘Serving Up Local’ Training pilot project that took place primarily at Allendale long-term care home in Halton Region from December 2017 to May 2018. The project tested learning opportunities for staff that work...
  5. Resources & Publications

    Made in Canada: Growing Canada’s Value-Added Food Sector

    The untapped potential of Canada’s value-added food sector presents an opportunity to increase international and interprovincial trade, inspire innovation, and break down barriers to economic growth across the country. While the food processing sector is already one of the country’s largest employers, there is plenty of room to grow. Published...
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    Food Policy for Canada: Everyone at the Table

    Food affects the daily lives of all those living in Canada. It provides the energy and nutrients needed to live a healthy life, brings together communities, and creates economic growth and many jobs for Canadians. Building on public consultations held in 2017, the Government of Canada has released the first...

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