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Green Apple School Program – A health-minded idea!

Green Apple School Program - A health-minded idea!

(Theme 5 – Food, Theme 8 – Health)

Organization: Metro Inc.

Timeline for Completion: Launched 2012 Ongoing

Objective:

The Green Apple School Program aims to encourage Ontario students to adopt healthy eating habits by participating in a project that will have a positive impact on their home, school or community.

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Dandelion Foods – Eat Well, Live Well, Choose Local

Dandelion Foods - Eat Well, Live Well, Choose Local

(Theme 5 – Food, Theme 8 – Health)

Organization: Dandelion Foods

Timeline for Completion: Ongoing

Objective:

Our mission is to promote community health and well-being by:
. providing top quality food, focusing on natural and organic products
. providing a wide range of environmentally sensitive and sustainable products
. supporting local organic farms with purchases, awareness and marketing opportunities
. providing the community with education and information on health, well-being and sustainable food, through seminars and workshops, as well as advice from our compassionate and knowledgeable staff

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Lanark Local Flavour – Building a Sustainable Food Community

Lanark Local Flavour - Building a Sustainable Food Community

(Theme 5 – Food, Theme 8 – Health, Theme10 – Sense of Place)

Organization: Lanark Local Flavour

Timeline for Completion: Ongoing

Objective:

Lanark Local Flavour works to link local farmers to local eaters, expand capacity and access to sustainably produced food, inform the public about food issues, and to celebrate the people who grow our food.

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Two Rivers Food Hub – Cultivating connections for local foods

Two Rivers Food Hub - Cultivating connections for local foods

(Theme 5 – Food, Theme 8 – Health)

Organization: Two Rivers Food Hub

Timeline for Completion: Ongoing

Objective:

Our mandate is to support the small farm agricultural community around the two rivers that run through Lanark, Leeds and Grenville counties.

The Two Rivers Food Hub is seeking to accomplish our mandate through the following initiatives:
•By providing access to Commercial Kitchen Rentals
. By piloting a Weekly Local Food Basket in the summer and a Monthly Local Food Basket in the winter
. By piloting a Wholesale Aggregation and Distribution service in partnership with Wendy’s Mobile Market
•By offering Informal Agricultural Extension services

Generally, this breed of food hub seeks to improve small farm sustainability, to reduce food miles, to provide food security and to seek value-chain instead of simple supply-chain based solutions to the challenges of increasing access to local foods.

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Safe Wings Ottawa – Bird Collision Research, Prevention, and Rescue

Safe Wings Ottawa - Bird Collision Research, Prevention, and Rescue

(Theme 4 – Habitat)

Organization: Safe Wings Ottawa

Timeline for Completion: Ongoing

Objective:

Safe Wings Ottawa is program of the Ottawa Field-Naturalists’ Club to reduce bird mortality from window collisions through research, rescue and education.

Our mission is to learn more about the extent of the problem in Ottawa, to raise awareness about the causes of window strikes, and to encourage solutions.

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