Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

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Heritage foods in the Kawarthas
By: Kendra Abbey, Claudia Gaboury, Benjamin MacCuaig, Kellie Sherman, Jen Bushle, and Chris Balenovich., Completed for: Kawartha Heritage Conservancy; Supervising Professor: Paula Anderson, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community Based Education., Includes bibliographic references., ERST 3340: The Canadian Food System: A community development approach.
The faces of our future
In 2009, individuals and organizations in the Peterborough community came together to form a Partnership Council on Immigrant Integration. The purpose of this Council is to help enhance the existing working relationships between the public, private, social service, and the third sector partners in our area in order to foster an integration of immigrants in our community., By the research partnership of The Peterborough Social Planning Council and the Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Completed for: Peterborough Partnership Council on Immigrant Integration; Produced by: Peterborough Social Planning Council & Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Executive summary -- Synopsis of issues from community -- Consultation -- Theme matrix -- The report -- Background -- Community consultation -- Demographic profile -- Demographic overview of immigration -- Trends -- Visible minorities -- Education -- Unemployment -- Income -- Language -- Immigrant status and period of immigration -- Generation status -- Net migration 2001 and 2006 -- Commuting flow data.
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.
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.
Food sovereignty and the role of popular education
Introduction -- Literary analysis -- Food sovereignty initiatives -- Education and outreach at the Seasoned Spoon -- Education and outreach survey -- Assessment of education & outreach -- Conclusion -- References., By: Robyn Smith., Completed for: Seasoned Spoon; Supervising Professor: Gavin Fridell, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliographic references., POST 391H : Community-Based Research Project.
Peterborough Community Garden Network (PCGN)
The purpose of this project was to conduct a scan of Peterborough's existing community gardens and key supporting organizations. With a clear summary of the histories and roles of each garden or organization the Peterborough Community Garden Network can better understand those groups for whom it is conducting advocacy and support work., Cover page -- Acknowledgements -- Table of contents -- A: Introduction. This report. Peterborough Community Garden Network. Community gardens -- B: Community gardens in the Peterborough area. Mount Saint Joseph. Rogers St. Ecology Park. YWCA. Peterborough City/County health Unit (PCCHU). Trent Roof Top and One Acre Gardens. Bonnacord. Tinker St. Garden 579. Ashburnham. Mark St. United Church. Millbrook. Proposed Bear Creek Gardens -- C: Organizations -- D: Land tenure -- E: Common features and issues -- G: Streams of focus [sic] -- H: Conclusion -- Endnotes., Conducted by: Tegan Moss., Completed for: Peterborough Green Up & Peterborough Community Garden Network; Supervising Professor: Tom Hutchinson, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliographic references., ERST 3840H: Community-Based Research Project.
Historical agricultural site research
Introduction -- Methods -- Overview -- Challenges -- Recommendations -- Research log -- Individual research hours -- Appendeces [sic]., By: Kollene Drummond, Jenna James, Kirsten Thomson, Derek Foley, and Daniel J. Bourassa., Completed for: Kawartha Heritage Conservancy; Supervising Professor: Paula Anderson; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., ERST 3340H - The Canadian Food System: A Community Development Approach.
Peterborough Fesitval of Trees waste audit
The Festival of Trees is an annual festival that takes place in the Peterborough Memorial Centre during the holiday season. This year's festival opened on Tuesday, November 24th and closed on Sunday, November 29th., 1.0 Executive summary -- 2.0 Introduction. 2.1 Festival of Trees overview. 2.2 Festival waste. 2.3 Waste audit -- 3.0 Waste audit results. 3.1 Waste data by stream -- 4.0 Conclusion -- 5.0 Recommendations. 5.1 Obtain commitment. 5.2 Consult stakeholders. 5.3 Eliminate wasteful materials. 5.4 Introduce alternative options. 5.5 Promote your efforts. 5.6 Compost. 5.7 Have effective signage. 5.8 Monitor waste stations. 5.9 Avoid individual receptacles. 5.10 Monitor set-up/take down., Jessica Goodfellow., Completed for: Peterborough Festival of Trees Green Team; Supervising Professor: Stephen Hill, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., ERST 3830Y: Community-Based Research Project.
Trent gardens soil fertility evaluation
By: Kirsten Thomson, Completed for: Trent (Vegetable) Gardens; Supervising Professor: Tom Hutchinson, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliographic references., ERST 4830: Community-Based Research Project.
A view through the eyes of John Ball
This paper outlines why Canadian Occupational Health and Safety Policy (specifically "Bill 70" passed in 1978) was ineffective at preventing health and safety violations from occurring at a local industrial manufacturer in the city of Peterborough, Ontario between the late 1970s and mid-1980s. It begins with a review of the current literature regarding the history of OHS Policy and its impact in Ontario., Abstract -- List of key words that can be used to search for the report in an electronic database -- Acknowledgements -- Final report -- Appendix -- Bibliography., By: Patarapa Padungpat., Completed for: Occupational and Environmental Health Coalition, Peterborough; Supervising Professor: James Struthers, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliographic references., CAST 4770 - Studies in Canadian Social Policy.
The debate is over
By Tom Colucci & Nicole McRae., Completed for: Rachel Gurofsky at OPIRG; Supervisor: Paula Anderson, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliographic references., ERST 334H.
A needs assesment for a YWCA accessibly community garden
By Christina Vasilevski., Completed for: YWCA of Peterborough, Victoria, and Haliburton; Supervising Professor: Peter Andree, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliographic references., ERST 334H.

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