World Food Day 2021 Report: Food in Peterborough after COVID-19

On World Food Day 2021, the Peterborough Food Action Network released a report on food security during COVID-19, and how Peterborough can move towards a better “normal” beyond the pandemic.

READ THE FULL REPORT, Food in Peterborough after COVID-19

Learn more and make change happen:

  • Attend Hungry for Income: A 7-week series that will transform your understanding of food insecurity.  For information or to register, go to nourishproject.ca/hungry-income.  The next series runs on Mondays at 6:30 p.m., starting on November 8, 2021.
  • Visit ODPH.ca/centsless for ideas to connect with your MPP about solutions to food insecurity:
    • Peterborough-Kawartha: Dave Smith
    • Northumberland-Peterborough South: David Piccini
    • Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock: Laurie Scott
  • Visit localfoodpeterborough.ca to learn about and support local food systems (hosted by the Peterborough Alliance for Food and Farming).
  • Connect with Food for Kids at foodforkidsptbo.ca.  Their school food box program promotes healthy local food in our community.
  • Join Joshna Maharaj, chef, author and activist, for a public lecture in November, on rebuilding our food systems after the pandemic.  See the Lady Eaton College events page for details.
  • Learn more about the Peterborough Food Action Network.