Acceptability

The Greater Toronto Area is the most diverse area in Canada, with ever-changing waves of immigrants from around the world.

How do we ensure the food available is culturally acceptable for the diverse diets of our population?

How is Toronto’s diversity shaping our foodshed in exciting ways?

Introduction Availability Accessibility Acceptability Adequacy Agency

Canadian Poverty Reduction Strategy – What They Heard

One year ago, Employment and Social Development Canada launched a consultation process to inform the development of a Canadian Poverty Reduction Strategy. Over 600 Canadians were consulted in 33

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Which of the Following is NOT an Essential Service? Roads, Schools, Food Access: Exploring Food Security with Young Aboriginal Moms

Abstract: This paper engages young Aboriginal mothers in the process of understanding how the dynamics of food insecurity in Toronto, with attention to colonization and government policies. During a mural

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Food Security, Health and the Immigrant Experience

Abstract: The CERIS funded research project on food security, health and immigration was carried out by a team of researchers associated with the Centre for Studies in Food Security at

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Eating Culture and Culinary Practice

Abstract: This presentation considers the attempts that Taiwanese women make to recreate “authentic” Taiwanese food while living in Toronto. High prices of cultural foods affects women’s provisioning; however, changes to

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Food-Related Household Work and Learning Among New Chinese Immigrant Women

Abstract: This presentation explores the gendered and cultural dimensions of household work, and examines the experiences of Chinese immigrant women in Toronto. Analysis shows that household work changes over the

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