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Sustainability Education Research Guide

A research portal to sustainability resources at Humber and beyond.


Seven people standing in front of the Humber Food Truck which has a sign reading "We Are Fresh Food Fast"Definition:

"Sustainable food systems are designed to provide food security and nutrition in a manner that does not compromise economic, social and environmental factors for future generations." (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations).

"Sustainable food systems encourage local production and distribution and aims at making nutritious food affordable and accessible to all. (APHA, 2007). 

Areas of interest include: 

Plant based foods
Healthy and culturally diverse diets
Food waste and reduction

What is Humber doing:

Good Food Challenge: Humber hired consultants for the summer to assess the amount of good food on campus and its sources. 

Food Learning Garden: The garden is a space for students and the local community to learn more about local food harvesting , sustainable agriculture, food security and healthy living. Learn more here

Humber's Local Food Procurement Project: In 2017, Humber College and Mohawk College partnered up and developed a report to address the challenges surrounding good food and help increase the amount of local food procured in Colleges in Ontario.