Halton Food Council

Site: Halton Environmental Network office

Contact Information
Office Phone 647-830-0328
E-Mail haltonfoodcouncil@gmail.com
Website www.haltonfoodcouncil.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Halton-Food-Council/299158003441762
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/HaltonFood
Primary Contact Lynn Garrison, Public Health Nutritionist, Halton Region Health Department; Phone: 905-825-6000 ext 7313
Alternate Contact Adeline Cohen, Community Food Network Manager; Phone: 647-830-0328; Email: haltonfoodcouncil@gmail.com
Site Information
Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre-Rm B043
2302 Bridge Rd
Oakville, ON L6L 2G6
 
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Intersection Rebecca St and Bronte Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible
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 Lisa Kohler, Executive Director
Funding Grants ; volunteers
Elections Oct-Nov
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
Dates annual public meeting
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility Council positions reviewed annually
Application Not applicable
Languages English
Fees None
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Planning/Coordinating/Advisory Groups ~ Hunger/Food Issues

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