Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

Trent University community garden project
The primary purpose of this project was to represent research that can help to develop a community garden on Symons Campus at Trent University. The secondary purpose was to hopefully initiate many new traditions at the university and open the garden to the entire community., 1. Introduction -- 2. History of community gardens efforts at Trent University. 1.1 Location, format and status. 1.2 What can be learned from the past? -- 3. Community gardens in the Peterborough Region. 3.1 The role of the YWCA-Direct support. 3.2 Community gardens not affiliated with the YWCA. 3.3 Related educational and community development programs. 3.4 Factors contributing to success -- 4. Select community gardens outside of Peterborough. 4.1 City Farmer: Vancouver. 4.2 Montreal Community Gardens. 4.3 FoodShare: Toronto. 4.4 Strathcona Community Gardens. 4.5 Community gardens in university settings -- 5. Ecological management techniques. 5.1 Companion planting as a method for pest control. 5.2 Soil maintenance. 5.3 Heritage seed varieties -- 6. Conclusion., By: Anna Sandilands and Christina Dance. --, Date of project submission: February 26, 2001., Includes works cited., ERST 383H: Community Based Research Project.
History of food security initiatives in Peterborough
By Amanda Harrison. --, Includes bibliographic references., CAST 475: History of everyday life.
Food security resources
Working with Meal Exchange, the authors' research surrounded food security and hunger. This research involved examining what food security is (specifically what this means from a youth lens), how this is a complex issue, how this has arisen, what is being done from a community level (specifically in Peterborough) and what resources exist that try to address these issues., by Ashley Black and Jean Haley. --, Includes: Final research paper; Suggested readings; Bibliography., Completed for: Amanda Ono at Meal Exchange; Superivising Professor: Paula Anderson, Trent University; Trent Centre for community-based education., Date of project submission: December 2006., Includes references., CAST 334H, The Canadian food system, Community-based research project.
Food bank needs assessment survey
Forward -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Methodology -- Results -- Discussion -- Resources., prepared by Carrie Swail. --, For Kawartha Food Share, May 2001., Includes bibliographic resources (p. 27)., CAST
Food bank community assessment
Forward -- Acknowledgements -- Section 1: Introduction -- Section 2: Research method -- Section 3: Food security, the bigger picture -- Section 4: Social barriers, daily challenges of poverty -- Section 5: Fare Share food bank operations and services -- Section 6: Access to the food banks -- Section 7: Service at the food banks -- Section 8: Donations to the food banks -- Section 9: Nutritional content of foods provided -- Section 10: Misuse of the food banks -- Section 11: Alternative services -- Section 12: Cobourg Salvation Army Family Services -- Section 13: Analysis and recommendations -- Section 14: Areas for further research -- Resources and references -- Appendices., Prepared by: Karine Rogers and Jessi Dobyns. --, Prepared for: Northumberland Fare Share, Cobourg Salvation Army Family Services, Up From the Ashes, Northumberland County Health Unit, The Trent Centre for Community-Based Education, Politics/Women's Studies 400: Professor Hobbs., April 2003., Includes bibliographic references (p. 40)., WMST/POLT: Advanced Studies in Feminism & Social Justice.
Community garden newsletter & The Food Box
by Lisa Wilson. --, WMST 4951, Canadian Feminist Organizing, for: TCCBE, Due: April 9, 2001., Includes bibliographic references., Women's Studies 4951.
Come cook with us
The Peterborough Health Unit received funding to help subsidize the pre-existing community kitchens and food box programs as well as to initiate the "Come Cook with Us" pilot project. The "Come Cook with Us" project has excellent potential to grow into something that is not just a "band-aid solution" for food insecurity in Peterborough but can reach directly into families' lives and promote positive change in healthy living., by Katelyn Friendship and Jennifer Kennedy. --, Completed for: Kerri Kightley & Carlo Raponi at the Bridge Youth Centre; Superivisor: Paula Anderson, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-based education., Date of project submission: December 2006., Includes references., ERST 334H, Environmental Studies, The Canadian Food System: A Community Development Approach.
Beyond food banks
Includes bibliography and appendices., by Alexandra Harper & Hillary Atkinson., Date of Project Submission: April 2014., Completed for: OPIRG ; Supervising Professor: Chris Beyers ; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., IDST 4220Y.

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