Halton Food Council

Contact Information
E-Mail grow@haltonfoodcouncil.ca
Website www.haltonfoodcouncil.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Halton-Food-Council/299158003441762
Instagram Instagram: www.instagram.com/haltonfoodcouncil
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/HaltonFood
Primary Contact Michael Shaen, Board Chair, Halton Food Council; Phone: 416-996-1360
Alternate Contact Andrea Rowe, Community Garden Program Manager, Halton Food Council; Phone: 416-459-7380; Email: andrea@haltonfoodcouncil.ca
Agency Information
Description (Agency) An independent, volunteer-based, non-profit organization representing sectors and interest across the Halton food system 
* promotes sustainable local food use and a strong and sustainable local agricultural economy. 
* encourages collaboration among food related organizations, agencies, services, food producers and distributors, consumers, business and government
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established November 2009
Primary Executive Michael Shaen, Chair
Funding Grants ; volunteers
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Developed partnerships and collaboration with the goal of achieving: 
* awareness of the community's food needs  
* access to nutritious food, with a focus on locally grown fresh produce for Halton residents 
* increased use of locally grown food in restaurants, schools, regional and community facilities 
* awareness of food grown and produced in Halton 
* a sustainable and strong local agricultural economy 
* retention of valuable farm lands in Halton and increased use of such for sustainable agriculture and food production 
* support for urban agriculture (community gardens, rooftop gardens) 
* establishment of a broad network of people interested in working together to advocate for a fair and sustainable food system
Hours Hours not specified
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility Council positions reviewed annually
Application No application required
Languages English
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
Halton Region, ON
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Community Shared Agriculture ; Food Production Support Services ; Planning/Coordinating/Advisory Groups ~ Hunger/Food Issues

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