Canada, People For Good

“Canadians are internationally known for being nice, yet you wouldn’t know it when you’re out and aboot. We’re encouraging Canadians to do everyday good deeds because frankly, our social fabric needs some mending. We’re People For Good, a non-profit started by a media company and an ad agency in 2011. You could call us a charity. Only we’re not asking for money. Our goal is to make Canada a kinder place by giving you the inspiration to go out and do some good of your own.”

Dietitians of Canada

“Dietitians of Canada website – for food and nutrition information you can trust.”

Dietitians are keen to bring you the latest science-based food and nutrition information on topics that we know you care about. The views expressed in the policies and position papers found on our website are based on this science. It’s our way of ensuring that the most reliable information is available to you.”

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Dairy Farmers of Canada, DFC, Canadian Cheese Grand Prix

“With this competition and the prizes offered, we proudly contribute to the development of the Canadian cheese market and offer continuous support to the dairy industry. Our organization represents approximately 13,621 dairy farmers.
The event’s goal is to make Canadian cheeses better known and appreciated by consumers as well as the food industry and hotel and restaurant professionals. It also aims to support cheese manufacturers in their search for excellence and in the development of new products.
The Canadian cheese industry is comprised of more than 150 manufacturers who produce more than 350 different cheeses, and all are invited to enter their products in the contest. The Canadian Cheese Grand Prix is open to manufacturers of any cheese manufactured in Canada exclusively from 100% Canadian Cow’s Milk, Milk- Derived Ingredients from 100% Canadian cow’s milk or both. No imported dairy ingredients are permitted.”

In Montreal
1801 McGill College Av.
Suite 700
Montreal, QC
H3A 2N4
In Ottawa
21 Florence Street
Ottawa, On
K2P 0W6

Bits and Bytes : Community Food Security Resources at Your Fingertips

“This database is a living, ever-growing cornucopia of freely-accessible, community food security resources. The submissions and comments of the food security community who use this website will continue to expand its richness and content. It is our intent to provide credible, practical, accessible information that will be of use to community activists, academics, policy makers, farmers and anyone interested in food security.”

Canadian Biotechnology Action Network

“Mission: To promote food sovereignty and democratic decision-making on science and technology issues in order to protect the integrity of the environment, health, food, and the livelihoods of people in Canada and around the world by facilitating, informing and organizing civil society action, researching, and providing information to government for policy development.
To achieve this CBAN works to:
– Facilitate collaborative campaigning at the local, regional, national and international levels
– Enable individual Canadians to take strategic and effective action
– Research and monitor new technologies and provide credible information
– Challenge government to transparency, accountability and democratic process”

Locavore (Localvore) Roots, San Francisco, California, USA

“We are a group of concerned culinary adventurers who are making an effort to eat only foods grown or harvested within a 100 mile radius of San Francisco for an entire month. We recognize that the choices we make about what foods we choose to eat are important politically, environmentally, economically, and healthfully.”