Growing Chefs! Ontario: Thoughts on Food and Food Security

Thoughts on Food and Food Security

London’s Vital Signs – Food security starts with food education to help the next generation understand the role that food has played through our history and needs to play as we adapt our social, economic, and food systems to an uncertain future.

Posted on: Nov 30, 2021

London’s Vital Signs

For the past 13+ years Growing Chefs! has worked directly with over 40,000 children, youth and families, in over one hundred schools and dozens of local organizations, to help educate Londoners about food, food systems and how to develop the tools, strategies, skills and drive to make healthy change in their lives.

In that time, we have learned that food is intensely personal and everyone faces different barriers in terms of making positive changes in their daily diets.

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