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Research and Policy Paper – Bring Food Home 2017 – Strategies for Building Partnerships for Community Gardens

Sustain Ontario’s Community Growing Network cooperated with student researchers Becky Ellis and Julia Laforge throughout 2017 to create policy position papers, in order to identify gaps, set direction and strength the Ontario food system.  The following policy position paper is about addressing concerns and strategies for building partnerships for community gardens.

Overview: Many communities in Ontario face similar challenges when establishing community gardens, including (1) addressing provincial and municipal policies; (2) insurance costs; and needs; (3) building partnerships; (4) opportunities to establish land trusts.


Community Growing

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Policy Brief or Recommendations

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​Julia​ ​Laforge

Date published

November 29, 2017