Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

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Somewhere to live or something to eat : Peterborough edition
Forward -- Acknowledgements -- Executive summary -- Introduction -- Findings. The sample. Income. Housing. Food. Health. Discrimination -- Recommendations -- Methodology -- Bibliography., prepared for Kawartha Food Share by: Alissa Paxton, Sarena Santilly and Laura Eustace. --, Includes: resource binder, housing and hunger, a report on housing and food issues among clients of Kawartha Food Share's food bank member agencies., Includes bibliographic references (p. 17)., Women's Studies, Environmental Studies: ERST 334.
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.
report for the Addiction Research Foundation
Introduction -- Summary of findings -- A. What are attitudes about alcohol and drinking related behaviour? -- B. How much and how often do people drink? -- C. What drinking related problems are reported? -- D. What about effort to reduce drinking and related problems? -- E. What are attitudes and knowledge about smoking and the effects of tobacco use? -- F. What are smoking patterns? -- G. What are efforts to reduce or quit smoking? -- Community action/policy implications -- References -- Appendices., Stephanie Paterson. --, Professor Jim Struthers, CAHI 477, April 9, 1998., Includes bibliographic references (p. 24)., CAST 477: Studies in Canadian Social Policy.
added value of open land space uses
by Peter Palmer. --, For: Professor T. Whillans and Ian Attridge, Community Placement/Course ERS383b., Includes bibliographic references (p. 16)., ERST 383b: Community-Based Research Project.
Trent Vegetable Gardens' ecological irrigation project
Aimee Blyth, the coordinator of Trent Vegetable gardens and student volunteers, are currently collecting rainwater in barrels to irrigate a small 1 acre garden at Trent University. Using this method, they do not collect enough water to irrigate the garden during periods without rain., Section 1: Introduction. Purpose. Importance of ecological irrigation. The current irrigation situation. About ecological irrigation. Key research goals. Major research findings -- Section 2: Water requirements -- Section 3: Options: Securing an adequate supply of water. Rainwater harvesting. Table 1: Average summer rainfall. Well water. Otonabee River. Pond -- Section 4: Options: Pumping water. Windmill pumping systems. Solar pumping systems. Sling pumping. Treadle pumping. Traditional diesel pump powered by vegetable oil -- Section 5: Options: Distribution. Drip irrigation. Pressurized drip irrigation. Gravity drip irrigation -- Section 6: Summary of research findings and recommendations. Water requirements. Securing an adequate supply of water. Pumping water. Distribution. Table 2: Estimated costs, major advantages, and major disadvantages of water options. Table 2: Continued. Table 3: Estimated costs, major advantages and major disadvantages of pumping options. Table 3: Continued. Table 4: Estimated costs, major advantages and major disadvantages of distribution options. Recommendations -- Section 7: References -- Appendices., by: Ryan Ogilvie and Bryce Sharpe., Date of Project Completion: December 2008., Completed for Trent Vegetable Gardens; Supervising Professor: Paula Anderson, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliographical references and appendices., ERST 334H, Environmental Resource Studies Department.
Thinking communally, thinking globally
Chapter 1: Introduction and background -- Chapter 2: CED in practice -- Chapter 3: Ensuring success: Transforming capitalism into a vehicle for positive social change -- Chapter 4: Summary and conclusion -- Works cited., by Gavin R. Muir. --, Submitted to: Prof. Mark Neufeld - Politics Department, Kevin Edwards - Manager, Community Opportunity Innovation Network, Politics 490 Internship Program, Friday April 18, 1997., Includes bibliographic references (p. 28)., POLI 490: Politics Internship Program.
Local food sourcing feasibility study
The project involved the Festival of Trees and how to "green" it with sustainable practices for the following year. Since the Festival beneficiaries are healthcare organizations, it was even more imperative that they promote and exercise healthy and sustainable practices. The "greening" process began in 2006 with a focus on waste reduction. The Preview Gala was examined and it was attempted to locally source the food and beverages served at this event., by Shannon Morrison, Sasha Tyers, and Jacqueline Cameron. --, Includes: Final research report., Completed for: Mary Conchelos & Ruth Kuchinad from Festival of Trees Green Tream; Supervising Professor: Paula Anderson, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-based education., Date of project submission: December 2007., CAST 334H, The Canadian Food System: A Community Development Approach.
Natural Blends Cafe
by Morgan, E. and Foster, N. --, Includes bibliography., Includes appendices and references., NURS 300: Nursing concepts and community health care.
Trent Valley Literacy Association report
by: Lindsay Moreau, Heather O'Neill. --, Includes: proposed student intake form; final report., Completed for: Trent Valley Literacy Association; Professor: Molly Westland, Trent University, Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Date of project completion: March 30, 2004., Includes bibliographic references., BSc Nursing.
The Farmers Diner
Prepared by: Jayme Moorcroft & Jillian Hartnett., Completed for: COIN; Supervising Professor: Susan Thompson, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliographic references., ADMN 4830H Community-Based Research Project.
sample study of resident's attitudes towards the inter-institutional relocation of Marycrest, Home for the Aged
Objective -- Introduction -- Project methodology -- Results of survey -- Reflection -- Recommendations -- Conclusion -- References -- Appendixes., by Corinne Montgomery. --, Residential relocation impact study, TCCBE project, 2000-2001., CDST 480.
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.

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