Communities across Canada are grappling with many of the same food security issues that the Toronto Food Policy Council seeks to address. Quite naturally, urban hunger is a priority issue for most. But while hunger is the most visible and disturbing problem, lasting solutions require a broader approach to food security. By addressing the environmental, health, community development and economic issues associated with the food system as well as issues of hunger, communities are more likely to have the capacity to build the broad constituencies and political support necessary for change. This is one of many case studies produced by Caledon.