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New Database of Municipal Food Policy

The Growing Food Connections Policy Database was launched today at the American Farmland Trust’s national conference, which includes sessions on food systems policy, in Lexington, Ky., and is available online: The content development for the database was led by Kimberley Hodgson, principal, Cultivating Healthy Places, in partnership with the Food Systems Planning and Healthy Communities Lab at […]

Best Practices Food Guide for Municipalities

Best Practices in Local Food: Guide for Municipalities. Deloitte recently published this food practices guide for the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) to help them promote local food systems and inform the development of local food goals and targets.    

Job for Mobile Market Operator in Vancouver – June 2014

There is currently a job posting for a mobile market operator in Vancouver BC: The Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society is seeking a Curbside Fresh Market Operator to join our team for a seasonal, contract position. The ideal candidate is an outgoing, food savvy individual that is interested in helping increase access to healthy food in […]