Site Login

Lost your password?
Local Sustainable Procurement Banner

Local Sustainable Procurement

Find a resource

This issue in a nutshell

The Local Sustainable Food Procurement initiative is designed for municipalities and Broader Public Sector institutions to advance sustainable procurement policies and practices. There is great potential for institutions and municipalities to leverage their public dollars to encourage greater production of sustainably produced food.

Find a resource

Stats at a glance


Last Updated







Meet the working group


Sustain Ontario’s Municipal/Regional Food Policy Network brings together planners, community organizers, public health professionals, farmers and food policy advocates to share ideas and knowledge in order to influence policy at the municipal or regional level. Through workshops, webinars and other forms of collaboration, we pool resources and experiences to distil best practices and develop solutions to overcome barriers to public policy development.


Local Sustainable Procurement

A compilation of resources designed to aid municipalities and Broader Public Sector institutions who want to leverage their public dollars to encourage the production of sustainably produced food.
Overview Resources

Food Waste

Resources designed to enable food waste reduction advocates to spearhead waste management policy initiatives in their regions, while promoting healthy eating habits among residents.
Overview Resources


A selection of tools, frameworks and practices highlighting the diverse approaches to measuring our collective impact in the local and sustainable food sector.
Overview Resources

Community Growing

A collection of resources for those involved in urban and residential agriculture issues, as well as those promoting community gardens.
Overview Resources

Farmland & Agriculture

These resources are dedicated to farmland preservation and other topics of interest to Ontario’s agricultural sector.
Overview Resources

Municipal Food Policy Resources

For community champions and new food advocates who are looking to enhance food policy and program work in their region.
Overview Resources

Children & Youth

Resources for people who are working to connect children and youth with good food and healthy food systems.
Overview Resources

Food Literacy

Hands-on teaching resources for educators; as well as case studies, evaluations, guides, and other resources for people advancing education about our food and food systems.
Overview Resources

Food Justice

Resources to help build and strength a just and sustainable food systems, that focuses on food sovereignty and Indigenous food sovereignty.
Overview Resources


Resources contributed by The Toronto Food Policy Council
Overview Resources