To create long-term food security for Calgary and surrounding communities by taking a local, integrated and dignity-based approach to addressing issues of equitable food access.
Most Calgarians are aware of food system challenges faced by families in need and by the charities that serve them, but may not be so aware of the challenges faced by the people producing, processing and supplying that food.
We’re working to ensure that producers and farmers are secure and stable enough to supply the nutritious food that communities need.
Did you know?
78% of Calgarians say they would like to buy food grown locally.
Getting stocked at a big-chain grocery store can cost a local producer anywhere from $40,000 for certifications, new safety protocols, and other regulations.
11.6% of Calgarians experience food insecurity.