Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

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Supermarket tours
Table of contents -- Introduction -- Aisle 1: Final copy. Vertical integration. We've come a long way. Consumer manipulation. Buggy's. Air temperature. Brand loyalty. Supermarket language. Use of color. Television commercials. Taste testers. Entrance. Music/muzak. Product placement. Endnotes -- Aisle 5: The meat market or what's your beef. Animal abuse. Crowding. Antibiotics. Desertification. Greenhouse gases. Animal waste. Walkerton. Organic farming. Endnotes -- Appendices. Aisle 1: 2001 Supermarket tour. Aisle 5: 2001 Supermarket tour. Lisa reflection. Heather reflection., By Lisa Arens, Heather Boyd and Sylvia., Includes bibliographic references., ERST 334: 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.
The Seasoned Spoon educational outreach program
1. A journey of food discovery (Grades 1 & 2) / Kim Robichaud and Jessica Stares. 1b. Teacher resources -- 2. Breakfast: A global affair (Grades 7 & 8) / Jessica Zintel and Andrew Harman. 2b. Teacher resources -- 3. Food fight! A debate activity (Grades 9-12) / Andrew Lockhart. 3b. Teacher resources., by Andrew Harman, Andrew Lockhart, Kim Robichaud, Jessica Stares and Jessica Zintel., Date of Project Completion: December 2008., Includes: Research Report Sample Activities for Grades 1 & 2, Grades 7 & 8 and Grades 9-12., Completed for: The Seasoned Spoon; Supervising Professor: Paula Anderson, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliography and appendices., ERST 334H.
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.
Workskhop presentation and facilitation
The purpose of this project was to develop and present a workshop and workshop manual. The key issues addressed in this workshop are food security, sustainability, and community development., Natalie Craddock, Scott Dempsey, and Lauren Woodhall. --, Includes: final research report., Completed for: Teresa Forson at the Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre ; Supervising Professor: Paula Anderson, Trent University ; TCCBE., Date of project submission: December 2006., Includes bibliographic references (p. 18)., Environmental and Resource Studies 334: The Canadian Food System: A Community Development Approach.

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