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A forum held by Waterloo Region Public Health and Emergency Services brought together a diverse range of stakeholders to talk about retail food in recreation centres. Frank Prospero, the Director of Recreation at Township of North Dumfries, spoke about a healthy recreation concessions project.


 

A forum held by Waterloo Region Public Health and Emergency Services brought together a diverse range of stakeholders to talk about retail food in recreation centres.  Leia M Minaker, an Assistant Professor in the School of Planning at the University of Alberta, provided her insight and expertise.


 

Explore student perspectives on how university students are leading food system change in this two-part blog series, in collaboration with guest author, Katelyn Godin. This is Part 2.

Explore university student perspectives on how they are leading food system change in this two-part blog series, in collaboration with guest author, Katelyn Godin.

The Healthy Living Division of the Region of Waterloo Public Health and Emergency Services has developed three infographics to demonstrate that eating healthy isn't as easy as it seems.  This is part 3 of the infographic series: Using Willpower to Make Food Choices.

The Healthy Living Division of the Region of Waterloo Public Health and Emergency Services has developed three infographics to demonstrate that eating healthy isn't as easy as it seems.  This is part 2 of the infographic series: Everything in moderation.

An intern reflects on her enriching experience of being thrown into market gardening as a complete "newbie".

The Healthy Living Division of the Region of Waterloo Public Health and Emergency Services has developed three infographics to demonstrate that eating healthy isn't as easy as it seems.  This is part 1 of the infographic series: Diet quality in the Waterloo Region.


 


 


 

Nicola decided to try farming in the middle of her master’s degree in the Guelph area. Through a volunteering stint and two full season internships, she found a passion for farming and now works with Whole Circle Farm in Erin, Ontario. I spoke with Nicola about having her hands in the dirt and why ecological farming is important to her.

Get To Know Your Roundtable: Jennifer Pfenning

The chicken foot as a symbol of complexity in the global food economy, and Trump as a rooster.

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

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. 

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.

Naomi Martz, along with her two horses, Tom and Judy, run Four Beat Farm in Pemberton, BC.

Blogger, Rachael Chong, shares her experience with incorporating local food and food traditions into her wedding plans.

The Loyal Gardener has prepared a special guest blog post to share the best vegetables and herbs to grow indoors - even in this cold winter weather.

Give the gift of the right to food as we discuss some great initiatives in the Kitchener-Waterloo-Cambridge region.

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