Peterborough Food Action Network

Site: Peterborough - 185 King St

Description
Description (Service) Committee of local organizations and community members who work to improve food access for all area residents, especially low income residents. Works toward short-term and long-term plans, and immediate solutions such as meal programs. Also works to address and prevent food insecurity in Peterborough to ensure that everyone in Peterborough has enough healthy food to eat. 
 
* provides short term relief through emergency food programs 
* builds individual and community capacity to address food security, mostly through training and education 
* supports broad systems and policy changes that result in shared power and equity
Service Details
Hours General meetings: third Thu of every other month at Peterborough Public Health. For more details, visit www.foodinpeterborough.ca/pfan
Areas Served Peterborough (County of) ; Hiawatha and Curve Lake First Nations and the County and City of Peterborough
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call or visit website for information on how to get involved
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Peterborough
Address & Map
Jackson Square
185 King St
Peterborough, ON K9J 2R8
 
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Intersection George St and King St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-743-1000
Toll Free Phone 1-877-743-0101
Fax 705-743-2897
E-Mail agorizzan@peterboroughpublichealth.ca
Website www.foodinpeterborough.ca
Primary Contact Dr Rosana Salvaterra, Medical Officer of Health, Peterborough Public Health; Phone: c/o Alida Gorizzan - Executive Assistant (Business) ext 264; Email: agorizzan@peterboroughpublichealth.ca
Alternate Contact Lauren Kennedy, Registered Dietitian, Peterborough Public Health; Phone: ext 263; Email: lkennedy@peterboroughpublichealth.ca

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