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
The National Farmers Union – Ontario is a farm organization whose members work together to advocate for policies that maintain small and medium sized family farms as the primary food-producers in Canada. The NFU-O believes agriculture should be economically, socially, and environmentally sustainable and lead to enriched soils, biodiverse ecosystems, financially-viable farms, health and safe food, and thriving rural communities. Eco-Ethonomics Inc. has been hired to undertake an organizational review …Read More
The Victorian Order of Nurses has hired Eco-Ethonomics Inc. to develop a Theory of Change for the Ontario Student Nutrition Program South West Region. The project involves the design and implementation of a workshop where the foundations of the theory of change will be laid out in a collaborative manner and the final development of a narrative and visualization appropriate for key audiences.
100km Foods is an award winning local food distribution company that focuses on delivering fresh, local food in the Greater Toronto Area. 100km Foods is continually expanding their product list with more high quality, locally produced items. Eco-Ethonomics Inc. is gathering market intelligence through a 2-part process in which in-depth interviews with a small number of targeted customers is being used to inform the design of a survey, which will …Read More
The Social Planning Council of Sudbury is interested in developing a food strategy for Sudbury. They have engaged Eco-Ethonomics to help them uncover potential funders for this project. This involves researching food funders, and determining what funders would be most likely to fund a project of this nature. Eco-Ethonomics Inc, will be providing the Social Planning Council of Sudbury with this information, as well as, information pertaining to funding priorities, …Read More
Ontario Natural Food Co-op (ONFC) has hired Eco Ethonomics Inc. to help identify various possible structural relationships between ONFC and Local Organic Food Co-op Network for the 2016-2018 fiscal years. To complete this task, Eco Ethonomics Inc. will devise a host of options for the structural relationship, articulate the risks and benefits of each option, use a decision making framework to weigh relevant factors, and make a recommendation on the …Read More
Eco-Ethonomics Inc. has been hired by Bethell Hospice to provide consulting services in the areas of service mapping and coordination. Through clearly identifying a standardized approach to client intake procedures, Eco-Ethonomics Inc. is helping Bethell Hospice to provide more effective and efficient services to their clients. A common intake process will reduce current operational duplication and streamline the client experience.
Eco-Ethonomics’ consultant team began working with City of Kitchener staff to engage stakeholders and strategic partners throughout southwestern Ontario and Waterloo Region to collect feedback from a variety of stakeholders whose ideas and perspectives will assist in setting new strategic priorities for the Kitchener market. The Kitchener market has enjoyed a long history with many successes and has been recognized as a key asset that fits within the City’s vision of …Read More
Eco-Ethonomics Inc. is working with the Kingston Frontenac Lennox and Addington Public Health Unit to provide the Food Policy Council for KFL&A with a written report that synthesizes key evidence related to the broad community food system in their region. Eco-Ethonomics Inc. will be collecting and synthesizing data from secondary sources, and engaging with key stakeholders to provide a snapshot of the community food system to enrich this data. The …Read More
Eco-Ethonomics Inc. is currently working with Social Planning Toronto, York Hispanic Centre, For Youth Initiative, Somali Immigrant Aid Organization, Community Action Resource Centre, Women Abuse Council of Toronto, through a collaborative stakeholder engagement and strategic planning process. The organizations are co-located and wish to explore opportunities for collaboration, shared service models, and potential cost efficiencies in working together.