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Food Literacy Goals Celebrated

-with files from Sustain Ontario

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Things are really moving forward in a positive way in Ontario when it comes to providing better food systems for all. With all the hard work done by the tireless food advocates throughout our province finally being addressed, changes are at last being made that will benefit farmers, producers and consumers in Ontario.

The Ontario Provincial Government just made three small steps towards better food systems. On January 29 the Ontario government released three much anticipated aspirational food literacy goals under the Local Food Act:

 

  • Goal 1: Increase the number of Ontarians who know what local foods are available.
  • Goal 2: Increase the number of Ontarians who know how and where to obtain local foods.
  • Goal 3: Increase the number of Ontarians who prepare local food meals for family and friends, and make local food more available through food service providers.

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