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About the People’s Food Institute

The People’s Food Institute was founded by food movement leaders inspired by the People’s Food Policy Project. The aim of the People’s Food Institute is to work with food movement partners to advance research, education and networking on the right to food, food sovereignty, food security, sustainable food systems and ecological agricultural practices.

 

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This initiative has been spearheaded by friends of Food Secure Canada. The Board of Directors includes:

  • Lauren Baker
  • Eric Chaurette
  • Aart Schuurman Hess
  • Julie Price
  • Lucia Stephen

Gisèle Yasmeen, Executive Director of Food Secure Canada will serve as special advisor to the People’s Food Institute board of directors to ensure close collaboration with partners across the country.

 

Mission

The People’s Food Institute is a Canadian registered charity that was established to support food movement leaders to advance research, education and networking on the right to food, food sovereignty, food security, sustainable food systems and ecological agricultural practices.

 

History

The People’s Food Institute was inspired by the People’s Food Policy Project and formed by close friends of Food Secure Canada to support research, education and networking across the food movement.

 

Charitable Purposes

The charitable organization works towards these goals by:

  1. Advancing education on issues related to the right to food, food security, and food sovereignty by conducting research, providing workshops, seminars, webinars and conferences to the public.

  2. Promoting health by educating the public on health, nutrition, and sustainable food systems.

  3. Promoting excellence and efficiencies in agriculture in Canada for the benefit of the public by conducting research on best practices related to ecological agricultural practices and disseminating results of the research to the public.

  4. To do all such things as are incidental or ancillary to the attainment of the above purposes

 

The People’s Food Institute represents a new opportunity to support the important research, education and networking priorities of Canada’s food movement. Will you donate today? Though all levels of contribution are welcome, if you donate $1000 or more you will become a member of the founder’s circle. Donations to the People’s Food Institute will receive a charitable donation receipt.