Waterloo Region Food System Roundtable

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Connecting our community to the work of building a healthy food system

 Your source for information about food systems in Waterloo Region.



What do we do?

  • Connect people to our local food system
  • Support local farmers and food businesses
  • Ensure access to healthy food for everyone
  • Promote ecologically sound food system practices
  • Influence food policy


Want to get involved? Join one of our Action Groups. We are always looking for new ways to collaborate with people and organizations who are interested in the Waterloo Region food system. 

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Latest Blog Posts

Drawing the Line on Hunger


September 22, 2016 08:22 PM

Posted by Amy Bumbacco

Hunger Awareness Week --- Let’s draw the line on hunger.

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Farmer-Led Breeding: The Beauty of Partnership and Local Seed Development


September 14, 2016 04:53 PM

Posted by Emily Mann

Angie from Seeds of Diversity discusses farmer-led breeding, which involves collaboration between scientists and farmers to create high-quality vegetable seed for market gardeners.

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Taking Stock: How Sustainable is Canada’s Seafood?


September 11, 2016 07:31 PM

Posted by Emily Mann

The Ecology Action Centre in Halifax, NS, summarizes a report from SeaChoice on the sustainability of Canada's seafood.

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The views expressed on the this website's blog or at events promoted by this website are shared in the interest of encouraging discussion of food issues, and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Waterloo Region Food System Roundtable.


Upcoming Events

September 2016


The Climate Horizon

September 26th

A lecture by Gwynne Dyer

Seed Workshop

September 27th

Come learn how to save seeds at the RARE-Cambridge Food Bank Garden.

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