Other Campaigns

See what other Food and Farming Campaigns are going on in Ontario by clicking on the links below:

Ontario Federation of Agriculture:
The Ontario Federation of Agriculture’s 2011 Provincial Election Kit is available on their homepage. You can find it under “Important Upcoming Events.”

Put Food in the Budget:
This campaign is sponsored by the Social Planning Network of Ontario AND The Stop Community Food Centre. Interested in this campaign? Click here.

Stop the Melancthon MegaQuarry:
If you want to learn more about the North Dufferein Agriculture Community Taskforce’s campaign to fight the proposed Mega Quarry in Melancthon, click here.

Healthiest Province:
The Chronic Disease Prevention Alliance is asking Ontarians and candidates to make Ontario the Healthiest Province this election.

$10 Dollar Challenge:
Author of The Ontario Table, Lynn Ogryzlo, is encouraging every household in Ontario to take the $10 Dollar Challenge. Want to find out more?

Food and Farming Strategy and Action Plan:
The Greater Toronto Area Agriculture Action Committee (GTA AAC), together with the City of Hamilton, Niagara Region and the Holland Marsh Growers’ Association recently announced funding for the Food and Farming Strategy and Action Plan for Ontario’s Golden Horseshoe and the Holland Marsh. Click here to find out more.

Recipe for Change:
Through their initiative, Recipe for Change, FoodShare is working to get decision makers to food education into the provincial curriculum from JK to grade 12.

Ontario Youth Matters:
Ontario Youth Matters is a campaign for better youth policies and consistency between governments, ministries and community agencies to address the broad development needs of youth

Healthy Candidates:
With the Healthy Candidates campaign, the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Ontario is asking you to challenge your candidate if you believe in:

  • Supporting all people to Eat Healthier through equitable food systems, food education in schools, and Farm to Table programs
  • Offering more opportunities for Physical Activity for our children, youth and adults
  • Supporting smoke-free environments and helping tobacco users to quit

Poverty Free Ontario:
Poverty Free Ontario has a policy agenda that includes:

  • Ending deep poverty by upgrading social assistance
  • Ending working poverty by increasing minimum wage
  • Protecting food money by introducing a full housing benefit