Welcome to the Food Policy Council for KFL&A

The Food Policy Council for Kingston, Frontenac and Lennox & Addington (KFL&A) 

is an independent body consisting of a diverse group of members who live or work in KFL&A area. The Council’s mandate is to work towards the KFL&A Food Charter’s purpose of creating a secure* and sustainable**food system*** for our region.


November 2019; we recommend you follow, attend and support this initiative!


the Food Policy Council for Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington  is proposing to Kingston City Council, the Mayor and senior staff that the City of Kingston hires a part-time marketing manager for the Kingston Public Market.

Letter to City of Kingston


“What We’re Reading”

Hugh Segal the argument for “He’s Urged a Guaranteed Income for Years. Are We Ready Yet?” https://thetyee.ca/News/2019/11/07/Guaranteed-Income-Argument/?utm_source=daily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=071119

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Broccoli Is Dying. Corn Is Toxic. Long Live Microbiomes!

of late? click on above link or: https://thetyee.ca/Opinion/2019/05/16/Left-Over-Food-Left-Behind/

also, lately a member has been reading from https://proof.utoronto.ca/

what we’re reading is a periodically-renewed collection of articles someone, usually a Food Policy Council person has found, is eloquent on a topic of, well, our interest and maybe our sphere of influence

 

 

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Definitions:

*Secure (also known as ”food secure” or “food security” or “community food security”): Food security occurs when all community members have access to safe, healthy, affordable food and culturally appropriate food. Food security promotes sustainable practices so that we respect and protect our environment. Food security also includes social justice whereby food is recognized as a basic human right.

**Sustainable: Sustainable food systems consider long-lasting, self-supporting and fair practices and work to enhance the social, economic and environmental health of a place.

***Food system: A food system includes food production, food processing, food distribution, food access, food consumption, food education and waste management.