This paper highlights the experience of the Ontario Association of Public Health Nutrition Professionals and Food Secure Canada in advocating to improve food security. Three advocacy roles in public health are identified: framing food security as related to inadequate income, generating and using data to move forward the policy agendas, and working in collaboration with a broad range of partners.
A four year, multi-disciplinary research project to provide regionally specific, data-driven information on local food production. Research briefs present project findings specific to each of the project indicators in greater detail and include an explanation of the research methods.
This report contains the original project intent, lessons learned and reflections from Dawn Morrison and Abra Brynne on what it means to decolonize the BC Food Systems Network’s practice. A key focus is building understanding of the most appropriate relationship with the Working Group on Indigenous Food Sovereignty, who who carry the voice and vision of Indigenous hunting, fishing, farming and gathering communities.