Farmer Livelihoods

Farmers, harvesters, and fishers are key to making food systems more sustainable. Through our research we have found that we need to help the people who produce our food adapt to changing economies by co-creating new opportunities for training, accessing capital, and connecting with consumers.

What is (not) a family farm?

By Irena Knezevic, Kelly Bronson, and Chantal Clément

The 2011 Census counted over 200,000 farms in Canada, and of those some 150,000 are family farms. By definition, a family farm is any farm Continue reading “What is (not) a family farm?”

Several brown chickens in front of a wooden chicken coop in a field of grass.

Sustainable Food Hubs Infographics

We sent surveys to food producers, processors, and distributors involved in local and sustainable food across Ontario, Canada about the benefits and challenges of food hubs. We are pleased to launch a set of infographics Continue reading “Sustainable Food Hubs Infographics”