Ontario Federation of Agriculture's Food Literacy Attitude and Awareness Report

An extension of its 6x16 food literacy project, Ontario Federation of Agriculture has published a report on food literacy attitude and awareness.

The report focuses on three specific demographic: 1) parents with kids at home, early millennials (age 18-26), and teenagers.

Some thematic findings include:

  • Cost and convenience key factors impacting food consumption
  • Teens are not involved in family meal planning and preparation
  • Teens have limited cooking skills
  • Social media and the internet are perceived as credible sources of information
  • Limited knowledge of Ontario agriculture and local food production

You can read the report here.