Defending Better Food

When I was growing up, food was a central part of our life as a family. Most of the talking, fighting, loving and growing we did was around the dinner table.

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A Guide To Developing A Sustainable Food Purchasing Policy

This document is intended to help universities, colleges, hospitals, and other institutions – as well as those advocating for food system change – create, promote and implement practical sustainable food purchasing policies.

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Best Practices In Sustainable Public Sector Food Procurement

Many regional public procurement strategies are now being developed and are actively seeking to meet wider sustainability aims.

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Opening the Door for Small Business: A Guide to Working with Retailers and Foodservice Companies

The process of getting your product onto the retail shelf may appear complex and daunting. In reality however this process breaks down easily into more manageable chunks.

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Creating a Food Revolution - Sarnia Lambton

This report presents a community food system plan developed through community consultation to guide action for the creation of a healthy food system for Sarnia-Lambton.

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Local Food Procurement Policies: A Literature Review

Our food system has become increasingly globalized over the past few decades. Whereas a century ago most food was consumed in a relatively short distance from where it was produced, our diets today consist of foods from all corners of the globe.

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Chipotle Mexican Grill's Disclosure under the California Transparency in Supply Chains Act of 2010

In light of the California Transparency in Supply Chains Act of 2010, Chipotle Mexican Grill declared their commitment to being transparent about their supply chain practices when it comes to verification, auditing, certification, internal accountability, and training.

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Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC) - A Local Food Adventure

Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC) created an inspiring video that captured the challenges and successes farmers face in today’s imports and pre-packaged world, as well as an understanding for why buying local is important.

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Metro Toronto Convention Centre's (MTCC) Local Food and Beverage Procurement Policy

With a commitment to improving the economic vitality and quality of life for those who produce food in Ontario, as well as providing exceptional quality of service to guests and clients, Metro Toronto Convention Centre drafted a Local Food and Beverage Procurement Policy in 2012.

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