The Alternative Avenues for Local Food Procurement in Ontario Schools project seeks to address the need for assessment, analysis, training, and barrier identification to increase the quantity of local foods procured in Ontario School Boards.
St. Joseph’s Heath System created a guide to help organizations and institutions conduct food origin audits.
The Road to Local Food: Increasing Local Food in Broader Public Sector (BPS) Organizations – Guelph Community Health Centre
Guelph Community Health Centre’s Local Food Toolkit helps organizations overcome challenges in sourcing and serving more local food.
FoodShare’s step-by-step process guide for facilitating interactive activities for children, including role playing demonstrations of how apples are grown, farmed, and used in the food system.
FoodShare created a complete activity guide on how schools can participate in the Great Big Crunch. The Guide can be found here.
FoodShare’s sample discussion questions and activities help engage students to learn about Ontario apples by drawing on several apple themed story books, including How to Make an Apple Pie and See the World.
This report outlines the Corporation of Norfolk County’s experience with putting a system in place to increase the amount of Ontario food served in the Broader Public Sector.