Our Partners

City of Ottawa Ontario Ministry of Agriculture Food and Rural Affairs Ontario Trillium Foundation and its funder, the Government of Ontario Community Foundation of Ottawa Click here for more information on Ottawa Insights, a community data portal. Community Foundations of Canada Agricultural Adaptation Council Bullfrog Power Beau’s Greenbelt Fund Click here for more about Ontario […]

Who we are

Board Members Senior Leadership Just Food is a grassroots, non-profit organization that includes staff, volunteers, community partners, members and funders. All projects are community-based. We seek direction from our broad community partners. We solicit feedback through our project advisory/ steering committees and through the monthly newsletter. All members are invited to meet formally once a […]

Our Background

A brief history of Just Food (formerly the Ottawa Food Security Council) Summer 1999: Community members concerned about food security begin talks with staff from several departments of the Regional Municipality of Ottawa-Carleton (RMOC) on the role that local food alternatives such as community gardens and food-related community economic development initiatives can play in a […]

About Just Food

Vision Statement We envision a vibrant, just and sustainable food system* where: all people, at all times, have physical and economic access to sufficient, safe, nutritious and culturally acceptable food for an active and healthy life; essential principles are upheld: ecologically regenerative practices, viable livelihoods for food providers, and social justice for all; the local population actively […]