Student/Campus Initiatives

Trent University has a rich diversity of campus organizations, clubs and initiatives addressing issues around food sustainability, food sovereignty, and food justice from a variety of approaches and perspectives. From campus and community gardens to cooking and growing workshops; food accessibility and emergency food to waste reduction and anti-poverty education; from inspirational lecturers and engaged community spaces to broader campus food policy and food procurement practices, Trent organizations are working hard toward healthy, fair, accessible and sustainable food for all. Interested in knowing more? Check out these organizations:

Kawartha World Issues Centre 
Trent Vegetable Gardens 
Sustainable Trent 
Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Society
Trent Apiary
Trent Oxfam
Trent Market Garden
Amnesty International - Trent Chapter 
Fair Trade Trent 
Trent Active Minds

Downtown and Community Food Initiatives

Good food organizations are by no means limited to the Trent Campus. The downtown Peterborough and surrounding community have a thriving network of active organizations engaging and empowering the community in building a food system that is accessible, healthy and sustainable together

Peterborough Community Garden Network
Nourish Project 
Peterborough County City Health Unit 
Peterborough Green-Up
Peterborough Farmers Market 
Downtown Peterborough Farmers Market 
By the Bushel
Seedy Sunday
Sustainable Peterborough
Seeds of Change
Farms at Work
Food Not Bombs
Transition Town Peterborough

Emergency Food Services

Kawartha Food Share
Food Services Calendar
TCSA Grocery Assistance Program

Other Student Run and Campus Cafes

Sprouts, University of British Columbia
The Garden Spot , Carleton University
The People’s Potato, Concordia University
Bridges Café, McMaster University
Earthfoods Café, University of Massachusetts (Amherst)
Loaded Ladle, Dalhousie University
Harvest Noon, University of Toronto
Hot Yam!, University of Toronto

Other Food Movement Resources

Check out these organizations to dig deeper into the issues and ideas

Food Secure Canada 
Sustain Ontario 
Food Share
Community Food Centres Canada
The Stop Community Food Centre
The Table Community Food Centre
The Local Community Food Centre
Regent Park Community Food Centre
Nor West Community Food Centre
Dartmouth North Community Food Centre
Toronto Food Policy Council
Just Food
Slow Food
Meal Exchange
Ecological Farmers Association of Ontario
Farm Start
Canadian Organic Growers
Toronto Seed Library
Seed of Diversity Canada
Canadian Biotechnology Action Network
USC Canada
Land Food People Foundation
Bauta Family initiative on Canadian Seed Security
Canadian Organic Trade Association
Evergreen BrickWorks
Green Thumbs
Real Food for Real Kids
Food Forward
Ontario Farmland Trust
Beyond Pesticides
Pesticide Action Network
Food and Water First
Food First