Expanding local food procurement in Ontario: Sharing research insights and supporting a local agri-food economy

Lead Applicant: Sara Epp

Research Priority: Strong Rural Communities

Program Type: Knowledge Translation and Transfer – Mobilization

Funding Cycle: 2023/2024

Research Centre: NA

Research Summary: This project will share findings from the recently completed "Serving up Local II" project that demonstrated regionally managed long-term care homes could increase local food buying without increasing costs, benefiting Ontario producers and processors.