Response to the Call for a Food Policy for Canada

Posted by admin on August 22, 2017

In May 2017, Minister of Agriculture Lawrence MacAulary announced the launch of consultations on the national food policy. Canadians are being encouraged to provide their input into what food issues matter most to them to support the development of the food policy. The Thunder Bay and Area Food Strategy Executive Committee has formed a formal response to the Call for A Food Policy for Canada, stating that equity, health, and sustainability must remain at the core of a national food policy.

Do you buy food for large institutions? Are you interested in providing healthy, local food to your consumers? This free workshop will discuss creative solutions for strategic local purchasing and value creation without overspending!

Health Canada Consultations Open

Posted by admin on July 7, 2017

Health Canada has announced consultations on two Healthy Eating Strategy components: Canada's Food Guide and Restricting Marketing to Children. Policies created within the Strategy will develop opportunities to make links between healthy eating and agricultural sustainability to support A Food Policy for Canada.

Poultry Workshop

Posted by admin on June 27, 2017

Are you raising birds for personal use or commercial sale? OMAFRA is hosting a great opportunity to learn about flock management, predation, health, and more!

We Want to Hear from YOU!

Posted by admin on June 22, 2017

Calling all Thunder Bay area residents! Help us build a strong, healthy food system for the region by filling out this survey.

Recipe: Ferntastic Fiddleheads

Posted by admin on June 12, 2017

Were you lucky enough to find fiddleheads this year? Here's how to cook them up tonight!

National Food Policy: Have Your Say!

Posted by admin on May 29, 2017

Current Issues in Nutrition Presentations

Posted by admin on May 19, 2017

Grow a Row, Share the Harvest

Posted by admin on May 9, 2017

This growing season, consider planting an extra row and donate the harvest to local food providing agencies to help those in need gain access to healthy food.

Spring Recipe: Mighty Microgreens Omelette

Posted by admin on May 2, 2017

Microgreens for breakfast!

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