ABOUT THE NETWORK
Purpose: To connect and align our efforts and work together towards a healthy and sustainable food system in the Capital Region.
2020 Good Food Network Report
The aim of this report is to give an update on the initiatives, projects and collaborations that happened across the network in 2020 while highlighting the resilience and action that the community displayed despite the crisis. 🌿
From baking bread to seed sharing to local food hubs, this year is proof of the essential need to continue strengthening our network and food system around the values of reciprocity and community care. Read it here.
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Network members share their work through our annual summit, roundtables mailing list communications and face to face meetings.
We work together with decision makers to make or change policy that impacts our food system and the people in the region. Read the Good Food Strategy Primer to learn more about areas of policy work.
Align our Work
Through establishing shared goals we work to determine our roles and the best use of our combined skills and resources to achieve those goals. Check out our Good Food Strategy Primer and Good Food Strategy Update to learn more.
We build network capacity through supporting the development of our skills and sharing best practices.
The cumulative activity of the network is the Good Food Summit. Held annually in November, the Good Food Summit is an opportunity the network to come together for hands-on workshops, site tours, celebrating successes, and building momentum for the year ahead.
To be a member, all you need to do is agree to the principles of Good Food, and pledge to further them. You can join as an individual or as an organization, but what is common is that you believe that "together we are stronger." and proactively work to align your work towards some common goals that we have identified as a network (see our collective impact strategy). You can share your work through face to face meetings, the Good Food Summit and through other network activities.