Availability

How does food get from field to plate in the Greater Golden Horseshoe Region?

What are the changing dynamics in our foodshed?

The availability of our food is contingent on a food chain that includes global trade, regional food production–urban, rural and rooftop–the processing and distribution sectors, as well as waste management

Introduction Availability Accessibility Acceptability Adequacy Agency

Scaling Up Urban Agriculture in Toronto: Building the Infrastructure

Abstract: This report describes the current state of urban agriculture in the city and offers suggestions for action in five areas: increasing urban growers’ access to spaces for production;putting in

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Edible Backyards: a Qualitative Study of Household Food Growing and its Contributions to Food Security

Abstract: In this exploratory assessment of the contribution home food gardening makes to community food security, in-depth interviews were conducted with gardeners in two contrasting neighborhoods in Toronto, Canada. It

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Cultivating Potential: Planning for Urban Agriculture in Toronto’s Hydro Corridors

Abstract: While a rising number of urban farmers and gardeners are looking to grow food in cities, high-voltage transmission lines carrying electricity into Toronto hang over an area of undeveloped

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Can Green Roofs Provide Habitat for Urban Bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae)?

Abstract: Increasing urbanization of many regions of the world has resulted in the decline of suitable habitat for wild flora and fauna. Green roofs have been suggested as a potential

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Nurturing Fruit and Vegetable Processing in Ontario

Abstract: This paper examines the structural, legislative, economic, and regulatory frameworks that have led to an Ontario food-processing sector that is inadequate for many small and medium-scale farmers. We review

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