Category Archives: Council News

Art in the Garden

“Art in the Garden” is a collaborative project between Halton Community Housing Corporation (HCHC), Halton Food Council (HFC), ArtHouse and social agencies in Halton Region with the goal of teaching life skills, in particular gardening, to children in disadvantaged communities. To date, HFC has built and helped manage six community gardens within the community housing…

Introducing New Halton Food Council Members

Over the course of the summer we have been delighted to welcome 7 new board members to the Halton Food Council team, which brings our total number of directors to 13. Our new members are from Burlington, Milton and Oakville and bring valuable expertise in non-profit governance, food security and access, community gardening, farming education…

Policies, Practices & Partnerships: Reducing Food Waste Symposium

On May 30, the Halton Food Council hosted Wasteless 2017. Read about the event at Reducing Wasted Food.

Policies, Practices, & Partnerships: Reducing Food Waste Symposium – May 30

FoodThinkers - You are invited to attend the Policies, Practices, & Partnerships: Reducing Food Waste Symposium on May 30th. We will be hosting this full day event in partnership with Sustain Ontario, the Ontario Food Collaborative and Country Heritage Park and supported by Riverstone Branding, the Ontario Produce Marketing Association, and The Printing House at Country Heritage Park…

Save May 30 – Policies, Practices, and Partnerships: Reducing Food Waste Symposium

FoodThinkers - You are invited to attend this full day event hosted by the Halton Food Council in partnership with Sustain Ontario, the Ontario Food Collaborative, and Country Heritage Park. The symposium will kick off with keynote speaker, Dr. Martin Gooch, CEO/Partner of VCM International. It will be an opportunity to learn more about the Waste-Free Ontario…

Join our Community Gardens Team

Community Garden Program Leads Number of positions available: 2 Location: 6 community garden sites in Oakville and Burlington Contract position: 12-14 hours/week Contract period: May 1-September 15, 2017 (depending on funding) The Halton Food Council (HFC) is an independent, volunteer-based non-profit organization representing a broad range of sectors and interests across the food system in…

Save May 30th for our upcoming Food Waste Symposium

In partnership with Sustain Ontario, the Ontario Food Collaborative and Country Heritage Park and supported by Riverstone Branding, we will be hosting a full day event at Country Heritage Park in Milton. Our symposium will explore policies and practices to reduce food waste in the food chain. Please mark your calendar and stay tuned for…

We assembled the ingredients for a busy 2017

The Halton Food Council hosted its Fall food forum, Assembling the Ingredients, on November 22, 2016 in Milton. The event gathered 56 community partners with different backgrounds, interests, and expertise about food systems in Halton. The goal was to set the stage – or assemble the ingredients – for future community conversations leading to the…

Learn about our Charter for a Chance to Win a Year of Family Fun!

The Halton Food Charter is the cornerstone of the Halton Food Council and serves to guide the work that we do. In appreciation for endorsing our Charter, you will automatically be entered in a draw to win a one year Halton Parks Family Membership courtesy of Conservation Halton. It offers boundless opportunities for family fun…

Assembling the Ingredients

On Nov. 22, 2016, the Council held a forum to launch its 2016 environmental scan and begin discussions on developing a food strategy in Halton. To learn more, read the event summary.