Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

A food policy council for Peterborough
by Gordon Caldwell, Amanda Collins, Michelle Kimmett and Aiden Weichula., Date of Project Completion: December 2008., Completed for: Kawartha Food Sustainability Initiative; Supervising Professor: Paula Anderson, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliography and appendices., ERST 334H.
An evaluation of Come Cook With Us
Since 2006 the Peterborough City County Health Unit (PCCHU) has been operating a variety of cooking classes to teach new culinary skills and knowledge, and provide meals for citizens. The main purpose of these programs has been to play a small role in a larger scheme, to tackle issues of food insecurity and social exclusion within the area., 1. Executive summary -- 2. Introduction to the Come Cook With Us program -- 3. Defining and understanding the terminology. 3.1 Food security: Origins and implications. 3.2 Social poverty: Exclusion and inclusion -- 4. Methodological considerations. 4.1 Survey. 4.2 Interviews. 4.3 Participant observations -- 5. Findings and analysis. 5.1 Survey results. 5.2 Interview results. 5.3 Participant observation results. 5.4 Synthesis of results -- 6. Recommendations -- 7. Conclusions -- 8. References -- 9. Appendices., Ryan Kohls and Andrew Wells., Completed for: Peterborough County/City Health Unit; Supervising Professor: Chris Beyers, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliographic references (p. 33)., IDST 422 - Assessment of Development Projects.
Community food security partnership
Introduction to project and purpose of research -- Description of each of the 3 programs. JustFood Program. Come Cook with Us. Collective Kitchens -- Barriers and limitations encountered in each program -- Summary of information gathered from interviews with farmers -- Inventory of local Peterborough farmers -- Matching of farmers to food program -- Explanation of why farmers are suited to programs allocated -- Provide alternatives/back-ups to the initial matching -- Recommendations and improvements. JustFood Program. Come Cook with Us. Collective Kitchens -- References., By: Wei Yan ... [et al.]. --, Completed for: YWCA; Supervising Professor: Paula Anderson, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community Based Education., Includes bibliographic references., ERST 3340H - The Canadian Food System: A Community Development Approach.
Examining Food Not Bombs and related food waste and food reclaiming processes in the Peterborough Community
by Ian Giesbrecht, Caitlin Forrest and Bridget Vickers. --, Date of Project Completion: December 2008., Completed for: Food Not Bombs; Supervising Professor: Paula Anderson, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliography., ERST 334H, Community-Based Research Project.
Growing food security in Peterborough, Ontario
Introduction -- Case studies. 1. Toronto urban farm. 2. Farmstart McVean New Farmers project. 3. Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School edible school yard project. 4. The Stop. 5. Kinsman Neighbourhood Farm. 6. Ohio City farm. 7. Growing Power projects -- General themes in literature. Urban agriculture. Land selection. Funding. Infrastructure and resources. Labour recruitment. Partnerships. The role of schools. Guiding principles -- A potential Peterborough project: Partnerships with Fleming College and Trent University -- Other projects -- Works cited., C. Mondoux & A. Griffith. --, Includes bibliographic references., ERST-CAST 3340H: The Canadian Food System: A Community Development Approach.
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.

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