The Food Strategy has started a blog to share information, perspectives, and stories about the local food system! Expect monthly posts, with the first post available right below. Contact the Food Strategy Coordinator if you'd like to contribute to the blog.
Cherry Halcovitch shares his reflections on the past growing season as the Community Grower with Roots to Harvest.
Dr. Charles Z. Levkoe, Canada Research Chair in Sustainable Food Systems, speaks about his research on the social economy of food and the ways that people are challenging the dominant ideas of the market economy that puts profits above people.
Sherry Scott shares highlights from the past year in her role as Coordinator for the Thunder Bay Good Food Box. Sherry points out, "While food banks ARE necessary to alleviate hunger in the short term,community-based food security program aims to create consistent, predictable, long-term solutions to food insecurity that center around a participatory model that engages people, agencies, and businesses as equal partners."