Resources & Reports

Food Strategy Documents:

Food Access:

Food Procurement

Urban Agriculture

  • Thinking of getting creative with growing food, learn how to build a winter indoor salad garden or greenhouse on the Growing in the North blog.
  • This General Garden Guide, published by Evergreen A United Neighbourhood, is a wonderful resource for first time gardeners growing in their backyards, at a community garden, or a school garden!
  • Gardening with Short Growing Seasons (2009) written by local resident Graham Saunders presents tips for starting a garden and how to make the most out of our growing season. For sale at EcoSuperior's resource centre 
  • Check out this video on Roots to Harvest
  • The Peterborough Community Gardening Network has lots of resources available on their website for people interested in gardening, including tips on getting a community gardening started, growing food, and preserving and storing it after the harvest.
  • The Thunder Bay District Health Unit has various resources about gardening that can be borrowed from the library. Call 625-5901
  • If you're thinking of keeping chickens, start with this fact sheet.

Food Infrastructure

Forest and Freshwater Foods

Food Production

School Food Environments

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