Menu 2020: Ten Good Food Ideas for Ontario was written by Lauren Baker, Philippa Campsie and Katie Rabinowicz for Sustain Ontario and offers an integrated vision for farming and food that will contribute to health and economic viability along the food chain. Four other reports provide recommendations related to rural entrepreneurship, fruit and vegetable processing, city gardens and farms, and community food centres < download the reports >.
Healthy Eating and Food Security: Promising Strategies for BC , This discussion paper outlines best and promising practices that can inform community action in the areas of food security and healthy eating in BC. What is clear in the literature is that meaningful progress requires the engagement of stakeholders from different sectors, working together at many levels and employing a variety of strategies – advocacy, policy, legislation, communications, program development – to create environments to support more British Columbians to be food secure and to make healthy food choices. Dietitians of Canada, April 2010.
Harper A, Shattuck A, Holt-Giménez E, Alkon A, Lambrick F. Food Policy Councils: Lessons Learned . Institute for Food and Development Policy. 2009.
Healthy Food, Healthy Communities: Promising Strategies to Improve Access to Fresh, Healthy Food and Transform Communities - Improved access to healthy foods can improve the health of local residents, reduce health disparities, create and retain jobs, improve local economic development, and generate increased tax revenue. More generally, and just as importantly, these efforts can help transform underserved communities into communities of choice and opportunity. This report shows how policymakers can support and promote innovations emerging at the grassroots and help expand and scale up innovative programs through public policy. PolicyLink 2010.
A Conversation with Steve Cohen About Food Policy Council. Steve Cohen from the Portland, Oregon Office of Sustainable Development, explains the roles of a Food Policy Council, and shares his views why they are important.