Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

An urban food forest for Peterborough
by Taylor Mackey., Date of Project Completion: April 2014., Completed for: Peterborough GreenUP; Supervising Professor: Tom Whillans; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliography., n/a (Paid Research Assistantship)
Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) farm tour
by Paola Hernandez., Date of Project Submission: April 2013., Completed for: Ontario Public Interest Research Group (OPIRG) - Peterborough; Supervising Professor: Dr. Tom Hutchinson; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliography and appendices., ERST 4830Y.
Critical food forest scan & ideas for food forest in Peterborough
by Melissa Johnston, Andre Knight-Lira, Zoe Mager, Nadine Mulrooney, Matthew Poppleton, Samantha Shaw, Matthew Wilkinson., Date of Project Completion: April 2014., Completed for: Peterborough GreenUP; Supervising Professor: Tom Whillans, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliography and appendices., ERST 3160W.
Ethical food sourcing
Introduction -- Methodology -- Revision -- Case studies. Brock University. Dalhousie University. McGill University. University of Northern British Columbia. University of Victoria. University of Windsor -- Future research -- Appendix. Interview questions., by Yvan Romaniuk and Levi Snook., Date of Project Completion: December 2008., Completed for: OPIRG (Ontario Research Interest Research Group) - Peterborough; Supervising Professor: Paula Anderson, Trent University; Trent-Centre for Community Based Education., Includes bibliography., ERST 334H, Community Research Project.
History of food security initiatives in Peterborough
By Amanda Harrison. --, Includes bibliographic references., CAST 475: History of everyday life.
Kawartha Choice final research report
Kawartha Choice is currently in need of funding. This paper examines funding opportunities available to Kawartha Choice. The authors contacted nine community groups from Ontario who are promoting local food security in their region to determine structure of their organizations, their mandates, their programs and how they fund their programs: Kawartha Farm Fresh, Caledon Countryside, Local Flavours, Durham Farm Fresh, Taste the County, Toronto Food Share, Waterloo FoodLink, York Region Farm Fresh Association. Section three of this report is an analysis of the various ways that KC can fund their organization., Executive summary -- Introduction -- Section one: Research methods -- Section two: Local food organizations. Kawartha Farm Fresh. Caledon Countryside. Local Flavours. Durham Farm Fresh. Taste the Country. Toronto Food Share. Waterloo FoodLink. York Region Farm Fresh Association. EcoPerth -- Section three: Funding summary. 3.1 Structural options. 3.2 Business and community partnerships. 3.3 In-kind donations and fundraising. 3.4 Funding organizations -- Section four: Analysis of results -- Appendix 1: Questionnaire -- Appendix 2: Map -- References., by Aimee Blyth, Laura Hale and Jennifer Nantais. --, Includes: final research report; appendix; bibliography., Completed for: Stuart Harrison at Kawartha Choice; Supervising Professor: Peter Andree, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-based education., Date of project submission December 2005., Kawartha Choice was founded in 2004 and is a "grassroots, volunteer initiative that supports local farmers by promoting the wide variety of products grown in the Kawartha region," (Good Food Guide, cover)., Includes bibliographic references (p. 26)., ERST 334H, Canadian Studies, Community-Based Research Project.
Secondary global education program
The project consisted of creating two global education workshops intended to engage proactively with high school classes. My position at KWIC was the global education workshop program coordinator., 1. Final report. Summary of project (including project schedule) -- 2. Introduction to Global Education workshops for secondary students. Introduction to workshop presentations. Table: Human Rights and Food Security topics that relate the Ontario Curriculum to each workshop -- 3. Food Security workshop. Background essay on Food Security. Workshop activities. Handouts. Bibliography -- Human Rights workshop. Background essay on Human Rights. Workshop activities. Handouts. Bibliography -- Evaluation. Student participants. Workshop facilitators. Teachers., by Dan Morrison. --, Includes: final research report., Completed for: Kawartha World Issues Centre, Professor Jennifer Clapp, Trent University, Trent-Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliographic references., IDS 370: Community-Based Research Project.
Sustainable food sourcing
Locally sourced food is a more sustainable, more ecologically friendly alternative to mainstream methods such as buying through a large scale food distribution wholesaler. Accessing local producers affords the buyer a greater degree of power over how their produce is grown, harvested, stored and transported and so on. When interacting with a producer, buyers have options; they may purchase food once its harvested, at a farmers market, roadside stand or at a retailer., Abstract -- Executive summary -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Background and context -- 3. Methodology. 3.1 Research and analysis methodology. 3.2 Stakeholders. 3.3 Interviews -- 4. Introduction to forward contracting -- 5. Literature review. 5.1 Sysco. 5.2 Colorado crop to cuisine. 5.3 McCain. 5.4 Blue skies. 5.5 Sisters of St. Ann. 5.6 Ignatius farms -- 6. Findings -- 6.1 Interviews. 6.2 Advantages and concerns. 6.3 Alternatives to forward contracts. 6.4 Best practices regarding forward contracting. 6.5 Incentive instruments -- [sic] 6. Conclusion -- 7. Recommendations -- 8. Works cited -- 9.1 Appendix A -- 9.2 Appendix B., By Ryan Ciccale and Diego Garcia. --, Completed for: The Seasoned Spoon Cafe. Supervising Professor: Chris Beyers, Trent University. Date of Project Submission: May 2012. Term: Fall/Winter 2011-12., Includes bibliography., International Development Studies 4200Y - Assessment of Development Projects.
The future of food and farming
by Sasha Patterson & Christy Cook., Date of Project Submission: April 2014., Completed for: Transition Town Peterborough, Peterborough Social Planning Council, Farms at Work ; Supervising Professor: Chris Beyers ; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliography and appendices., IDST 4220Y.

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