Success – produce donations now accepted at Food Banks!

In the summer the Greater Sudbury Food Policy Council wrote a letter to Public Health Sudbury and Districts urging them to re-examine their interpretation of a section of the Food Premises Regulation that was preventing the donations of fruits and vegetables from home and community gardens to Food Banks. After much communication back and forthContinue reading “Success – produce donations now accepted at Food Banks!”

Show your support for fresh food donations to the Food Bank

The Greater Sudbury Food Policy Council has written a letter to our Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Penny Sutcliffe, urging Public Health Sudbury and Districts to meet with us to discuss an exemption to Section 29 of the Food Premises Regulation. This provincial regulation prevents donations of produce grown in home and community gardens fromContinue reading “Show your support for fresh food donations to the Food Bank”

Sudbury Seedy Sunday – growing the garden of ideas

Getting out and connecting with the community is one of our Coordinator’s, Erica’s, favourite things to do! And Sudbury Seedy Sunday on March 1st was no exception. Seed swappers and seed sellers, as well as other community groups and food vendors, were all in attendance. Erica wanted to build a garden of ideas so sheContinue reading “Sudbury Seedy Sunday – growing the garden of ideas”

6th Annual Four-Minute Foodies a Success!

On Tuesday February 19 the Greater Sudbury Food Policy Council hosted the 6th annual Four-Minute Foodies event at Tom Davies Square. Designed as a fun, fast-paced speaker event and networking session, Four-Minute Foodies brought together businesses, community groups, Public Health, the City of Sudbury, and anyone interested in hearing from leaders in our food system.Continue reading “6th Annual Four-Minute Foodies a Success!”

You’re invited to the 6th annual Four-Minute Foodies

Join us for our annual Four-Minute Foodies event on Wednesday February 19th from 12:00-1:00pm at Tom Davies Square Provincial Building Rooms C and D. Hear from Sudbury businesses, organizations and groups as they share new and exciting projects that are making a difference to the way food is grown, distributed, and consumed in our city.Continue reading “You’re invited to the 6th annual Four-Minute Foodies”

Meet the new Food Strategy Outreach Coordinator

The Greater Sudbury Food Policy Council (GSFPC) is excited to announce the launch of the Food Strategy Outreach Coordinator position, and would like to introduce Erica Lagios as the new Coordinator. Since 2013 the GSFPC has brought together stakeholders and community leaders to coordinate and share ideas, and foster collaboration and communication among those workingContinue reading “Meet the new Food Strategy Outreach Coordinator”

Free Film Screening- The Biggest little farm

Wednesday November 20, 2019 Lockerby Composite School Auditorium Doors open 6:30 pm, film 7:00  pm, discussion follow Please join us in viewing The Biggest Little Farm. The film chronicles the eight-year quest of John and Molly Chester as they trade city living for 200 acres of barren farmland and a dream to harvest in harmonyContinue reading “Free Film Screening- The Biggest little farm”

Growing a Sustainable Food System

Community Progress on the Greater Sudbury Food Strategy November 2017 to December 2018 In 2017, the Greater Sudbury Food Policy Council released the Greater Sudbury Food Strategy. It includes actions related to healthy food, growing food in urban areas, forest and freshwater foods, food retail, and agriculture. This infographic highlights just some of the amazingContinue reading “Growing a Sustainable Food System”