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NRC Webinar - Ontario's Local Food Act and Food Literacy Goals

Nutrition Resource Centre

Tuesday, 31 March 2015 from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM (EDT)

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The Ontario government is spreading the word about local food to help increase the demand for the good things that are grown, harvested and made in Ontario.  In this context, OMAFRA will present on the Local Food Act and the development of the recently announced aspirational food literacy goals in relation to local food.

Learning objectives

  • Provide information about government initiatives related to food literacy goals
  • Facilitate discussion among interested parties



Sherry Persaud, Senior Policy Advisor, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs

Background Resource

Local Food Literacy Goals (OMAFRA)
Ontario establishes goals to increase awareness of local food (OMAFs

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Nutrition Resource Centre

 About NRC

The Nutrition Resource Centre (NRC) was established in 1999. The NRC’s objective is to be a leader in advancing public health in Ontario by supporting a broad range of professionals around issues related to healthy eating and nutrition. Our goal is to strengthen the capacity of public health nutrition and health promotion professionals by:

·Facilitating collaboration and communication

·Providing policy development support

·Serving as a central hub for healthy eating and nutrition resources and tools

About OPHA

 The Ontario Public Health Association (OPHA) is an organization of individuals and constituent associations from various sectors and disciplines that have an interest in improving the health of Ontarians. Founded in 1949, OPHA is a voluntary, charitable, non-profit association whose mission is to provide leadership on issues affecting the public’s health and to strengthen the impact of people who are active in the public and community health throughout Ontario.

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NRC Webinar - Ontario's Local Food Act and Food Literacy Goals
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