On Jan 10, we hosted a workshop that connected buyers and sellers through the local food value chain. Furthermore, presentations were given in a number of areas to educate buyers and sellers on the purchasing and selling of local food. Here are the slides of all the presentations given.
Joshna Maharaj: Local Foods and Healthcare Institutions
Paul Spence (CK Table): Can Local Foods be the Solution for Rural Economic Health?
Andrew Reimer (Ontario Student Nutrition Services): Local Food Purchasing in Student Nutrition Programs
Mark Kenny (University of Guelph): University Foodservice Procurement
Steve Crawford (Gordon Food Service, Local & Dairy Division): Gordon Food Service's Vendor Involvement Process & Ontario Ingredients for Success Campaign
Grace Mandarano (100km Foods): Leveraging Local Distribution
Wendy Smith (St. Joseph's Healthcare Group Purchasing Organization): Overview of Healthcare GPO's Bidding Process
John Baker (Beef Farmers of Ontario): New Marketing Strategy to Add Value to Ontario Beef
Dr. Lisa Duizer (Research Institute for Aging, Agri-Food for Healthy Eating): Optimizing Nutrition & 'Super Meals' in Long-term Care Facilities (her 6 recipes can be found here)
Shelley Spruit (Against the Grain Farms): Exploring the Added-Health Benefits of Heritage Grains
Jarrod Goldin (Entomo Farms): Future of Food - High Protein Cricket Products & Sustainable Food Production