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Organizational and Collaborative Development

Coalition for Healthy School Food – “Say Yes” Campaign

Eco-Ethonomics has been engaged by VON to work with the national Coalition for Healthy School Food to facilitate a planning process for raising the ‘Say Yes to Good Food Campaign to the national level.  The campaign will aim to raise awareness, engage new audiences, fundraise and build solidarity around healthy food in schools among a variety of national stakeholders.  The intention is to expand support for the national coalition and …Read More

Victorian Order of Nurses

The Victorian Order of Nurses is interested in expanding it’s 8-Week Fruit and Vegetable Local Food Procurement Pilot program that is run by the Ontario Student Nutrition Program South West Region by utilizing a collective impact approach as a means to demonstrate the potential impact of the local food procurement model at scale. Eco-Ethonomics’ consulting team has been hired to assist in this process to help build buy-in among key sector players, …Read More

Middlesex-London Food Policy Council

Eco-Ethonomics Inc. was re-engaged for the third time by the London Food Bank on behalf of the Middlesex-London Community Food Assessment Implementation Team to assist with the start-up and facilitation of the Middlesex-London Food Policy Council, which followed from the launch of the Community Food Assessment.  The engagement includes facilitation of meetings to assist in the election of an Executive Committee and then support as needed to form and animate …Read More

Community Hubs Secretariat

The Community Hubs Secretariat published an Action Plan in 2015 after extensive consultation and research. One of the recommendations of that report was to develop a Community Hubs Resource Network for Ontario.  The Resource Network was loosely intended to perform a few key functions to support the development of Community Hubs across the province. Eco-Ethonomics Inc. was hired in January 2017 by the Cabinet Office to perform a Strategy and …Read More

Environment and Climate Change Canada

Mikisew Cree First Nation, Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation, Métis Local 125, and McMurray Métis and other communities and organizations, and as well as Environment and Climate Change Canada, various orders of government, the private sector, and education providers are collaborating on an initiative to strengthen Indigenous employment in environmental monitoring. This initiative has partial funding through the Strategic Partnerships Initiative. A model of training and business development support may be …Read More

Sustain Ontario

Sustain Ontario is conducting a cross-municipal food policy scan in collaboration with Eco-Ethonomics to strengthen Ontario’s food policy network by increasing the capacity of Food Policy Councils. The geographical scope for this is provincial and the range of food system issues that policy may be addressing is extensive. The data gathered will serve to inform the development of a comprehensive, online food policy database that will compile and present specific information …Read More

York Region – Ontario Food Collaborative

The Ontario Food Collaborative focuses on the link between post consumer food waste reduction and health eating attitudes and behaviours. Eco-Ethonomics Inc. is coaching and facilitating discussions with the Streering Committee and Working Groups to implement the 2016-2018 Strategic Plan. Eco-Ethonomics will ensure the Collaborative maintains momentum over the next two years while building a diverse membership that generates substantial impact. The collaborative includes health units, municipal and provincial governments, …Read More

South Central Ontario Region Economic Development Corporation

The SCOR FoodHub is an online marketplace of food grown, harvested, and produced in the South Central Ontario Region (SCOR), and designed for the institutional and food service buyer. Over the course of developing the FoodHub, it became evident to the project team that a number of organizations in the region are working on a diversity of local food initiatives, ranging from small community-based research projects and community supported agricultural …Read More

Huron Food Action Network

Eco-Ethonomics Inc. and associates are currently working with Huron County to develop a food policy council and food charter across Huron County. The approach has been to connect the skilled and knowledgeable set of leaders across Huron County through a series of community meetings. These meetings have resulted in strong participation in one of Ontario’s most agriculturally rich regions. The group has since elected a Executive Committee, developed a terms …Read More