Food security is defined by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations as "a condition in which all people, at all times, have physical and economic access to sufficient, safe, and nutritious food to meet their dietary needs and food preferences for an active and healthy life."
It is our vision that every person in the City of Kawartha Lakes and the County of Haliburton has access to sufficient and healthy food.
1. Advocate to the federal and provincial government to develop policies and programs that take a comprehensive approach to address root causes of poverty and food insecurity.
2. Support initiatives that develop a just and sustainable food system.
3. Support food literacy initiatives and programs that increase access to healthy, sustainable and safe foods.
Each recommendation comes with potential collaborators, Resources and Measurable Indicators Based on the structure and relationship noted earlier, the KLFC Food Security Working Group will strive to achieve these recommendations this year by completing one or more of the noted activities.