Resources & Research

On this page you will find a list of resources and research that have been shared on our website, in order of the date they have been posted.

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Northern Food Network Webinar Core Themes on Northern Food Security

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The Northern Food Network will be hosting bi-monthly webinars focused around some core themes of Northern food security.

Next Webinar of the Series: Tuesday April 25th 10-11:30 (PST) - with Food First Newfoundland and Labrador and Food Matters Manitoba

[WEBINAR RECORDING] Subversions from the Informal and Social Economy in Eastern Ontario

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The Nourishing Communities research group is conducting community-based research investigating food initiatives that operate within the social or informal economy, intended to address food security and community development; benefit marginalized communities, including low-income groups, Aboriginal people, youth and women; and provide important environmental stewardship services. We are presenting initial reflections and case studies from regions across Canada in three upcoming 90-minute webinars.  This is the recording for the first webinar, focuse

Social Food: Assessing Capacities of Municipal Non-Profits and Social Entrepreneurship on Implementing Sustainable Food Systems

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This paper examines the capacity of municipal non-profits and social enterprise on implementing Sustainable Food Systems (SFSs). This paper concludes municipal non-profits and social entrepreneurs have great potential to reintegrate social awareness, ethics and values into the complete supply chain of Canadian agribusiness thus meeting the goals of the SFS movement.

Healthy Habits: Student Guide to Nutrition and Fitness Resources

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Accredited Schools Online created a guide to nutrition and fitness to help students of all ages and their families better understand the effects of poor nutrition, and how best to eat well, exercise regularly, and live a healthy lifestyle. Key elements of the guide include:

School-based feeding programs: A good choice for children?

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A key informant study and literature review prepared by David I. Hay and commissioned by Childhood and Youth Division, Health Promotion and Programs Branch, Health Canada in July 2000.


Promising European models supporting a new generation of farmers

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A review of promising European models supporting the next generation of farmers researched and written by FSC Intern, Baka Serkoukou, with funding support from the John Molson Centre at Concordia University, 2014.

Manitoba on the Menu - Local & Sustainable Food Procurement - A Case Study of Diversity Food Services

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Executive Summary


 In Canada, interest in locally sourced food has become one of the largest movements shaping

consumer food behaviour. Locally sourced meat, seafood and produce, and environmental

Universal SNP Say Yes!

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What is meant by a “Universal Student Nutrition Program”?

More information by reading the article below!