Going Local Consultant Report: Farm-to-Campus Relationships at Canadian Universities

Going Local: Food Procurement on Campus, Farm to Healthcare

The popularity of local food and sustainable agricultural practices has grown since the early 2000s. But despite the growing demand for fresh, local and sustainable food, the reality is that most of our food still comes from industrial processes and from other countries. On-campus initiatives like Meal Exchange’s Good Food Challenge are trying to create a healthier, just and sustainable food system.

« Going Local : Farm-to-Campus Relationships at Canadian Universities »  is a report that explores a series of local food procurement efforts at six Canadian universities. It includes recommendations and best practices to help those working towards incorporating local food into their procurement practices.

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