Topic Municipal Food Policy

Food Champions Convene at City Hall for the Launch of Food By Ward!

Food by Ward: Food Assets and Opportunities in Toronto successfully launched May 3 at City Hall. The event was attended by over 100 community Food Champions and approximately a

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Markham Agricultural Advisory Committee (MAAC)

Website Est. 2011 Background: In 2008, Markham initiated an Agricultural Assessment Study that concluded with recommendations, including the creation of a Agricultural Advisory Committee and a food charter. Also during this year,

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Vancouver Food Policy Council (VFPC)

Website Est. 2004 Background: In 1990, the need to enhance local food security became recognized in Vancouver. The Vancouver Food Policy Organization (VFPO) was formed in 1995, however their funding was lost

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Waterloo Region Food System Roundtable (The Roundtable)

Website Est. 2007 Background: The Region of Waterloo Public Health led a process in 2005-2006 to develop a food system plan, beginning with their discussion paper, titled Towards a Healthy

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