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?

Attend a Food System Roundtable Board Meeting and meet people involved in one of many local food system initiatives. Join in one of many opportunities to volunteer.  Or if you are already involved in a food project, 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

Women in Farming Series: Terrylynn Brant


February 19, 2017 06:16 PM

Posted by Emily Mann

Terrylynn Brant, a Mohawk seedkeeper, reminds us of the cycles of the seasons and of the importance of renewing and revitalizing.

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My kitchen story: A learning adventure


February 14, 2017 09:00 AM

Posted by Kirsten Lee

Everyone has their own connection to food and motivations for working with food. For me, food is an adventure and a means to learn something new. 

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Year Two of the Pollinator Fedge


February 8, 2017 12:36 PM

Posted by Emily Mann

A pollinator fedge provides a habitat for pollinators. Seeds of Diversity have a two-year old fedge in Kitchener, now containing 75 plant species, including dwarf apple trees and witch hazel.

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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

February 2017


Canadian Organic Growers Toronto 11th Annual Consumer Conference

February 25th

Organic: For your health, for the earth

Waterloo Food System Roundtable Board Meeting

March 22nd

Meeting open to Public

Waterloo Food System Roundtable Board Meeting

May 17th

Open to the Public

Waterloo Food System Roundtable Board Meeting

September 27th

Open to the Public

Waterloo Food System Roundtable Board Meeting

November 15th

Open to the Public

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