What are the elements of a sustainable food system that regenerate our health and environment?

Sustainable urban design, local sustainable food procurement, organic and agroecological food production ensure that we are adequately planning for the future.

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France A Leader in Curbing Food Waste

France has made it the norm to reduce waste! Hurrah! Click here to find out how.

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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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The Way to a City’s Heart is Through its Stomach: Putting Food Security on the Urban Planning Menu

Abstract: Given the overarching importance of food in urban life, planners need to put food closer to the top of their planning menu. Since systems of food security are as

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Bringing Local Food Home: Legal, Regulatory and Institutional Barriers to Local Food

Abstract: Ontario’s Greenbelt, covering 1.8 million acres from Niagara Falls to Tobermory to Peterborough, contains some of the most fertile farmland in Canada including the Holland Marsh and the Niagara

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Designing for Food and Agriculture: Recent Explorations at Ryerson University

Abstract: Recently, architecture faculty and students at Ryerson University in Toronto, and at a number of other universities, have been exploring the  role that planners, landscape designers, and architects can

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