Building Sustainable Food Systems in Ontario and Beyond

Nourishing Ontario

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Edited by Irena Knezevic, Karen Landman, Alison Blay-Palmer and Erin Nelson

Year: 2013

Models and Best Practices

The research presented in this document emerged as part of the momentum described above. It was designed to build on the findings of earlier reports, and help support practical initiatives seeking to create more sustainable local food systems. While the report presents a number of models and best practices based on research across the
province, these examples represent a far from exhaustive list of the impressive array of local food activities happening in Ontario. The authors also recognize that each community and region in the province has its own unique set of assets and challenges. As such, this document is not intended to be a prescriptive template, but rather a source of information, insight, and hopefully some inspiration, for people interested in working towards more sustainable food systems in Ontario and beyond.

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Knezevic, I., Landman, K., Blay-Palmer, A. and Nelson, E. (Eds.) (2013). Models and Best Practices for Building Sustainable Food Systems in Ontario and Beyond. Guelph, ON: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs.

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