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Just Food

Talia Klein
Food Skills Coordinator
Just Food

2391 Pépin Court
Ottawa, ON
Canada K2P 1W0

TEL: 613 824 7771

E-mail: talia.klein@mail.mcgill.ca

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Visible Minorities or New Canadians; Disadvantaged; Men; People with disabilities or medical conditions; Seniors; Women

Just Food's purpose is to promote and support an accessible, vibrant, just and sustainable food system, beneficial to the community in the Ottawa region. It seeks to:
1. Promote sustainable agriculture through: coordinating and establishing community gardens, offering workshops and educational materials in food production and processing, and providing support for the localization of the food system in partnership with existing and new food producers, processors, etc., as well as community groups;
2. Advance education of all in relation to food and sustainable agriculture through the organization's education and resource centre where people can build knowledge and skills related to food and farming;
3. Relieve poverty by enhancing access for persons marginalized by poverty to healthful food, education about food and farm matters, and the organization's other programs;
4. Safeguard the environment by promoting sustainable agriculture; by enhancing access to locally grown, harvested, raised, and processed food; and by educating the public about the importance of both local and sustainably-produced food in protecting the environment;
5. Promote health in the community by increasing access to healthful food and increasing the capacity of social, community and health organizations in the city to include healthful food in their programs, include more food programming and increase food knowledge of the community members they work with;
6. Promote sustainable agriculture through the provision of a farm apprenticeship program to new and potential farmers; and
7. Advance education through the provision of training to new and potential farmers, and through other food and agriculture-related programs.


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