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As a volunteer advisory committee to the Board of Health, the Food Advisory Committee will support and advise on the implementation of Hamilton’s Food Strategy, and the development of inclusive and comprehensive food related policies and programs at the individual, household, and community/population level based on internationally recognized principles of healthy public policy and best practices/available evidence.


Board Information

Identify and inform, where appropriate, innovative community food security policies and programs that align with the vision and goals of the Hamilton Food Strategy, Hamilton Food Charter, and other City strategies
Identify and advise on emerging issues affecting Hamilton’s food system
Facilitate connections and share information and resources between members, the Public Health Committee, City staff, and as appropriate, further disseminate these lessons and resources among community organizations, businesses, citizens, and other groups that have an impact on community food security
Support research, monitoring, and evaluation efforts, and identify gaps and opportunities that may inform community food security policies and program modifications
Facilitate the cross-promotion of community food security within existing programs, events, policies, services, and other actions 


Public Health Committee

Heather Harvey, Manager, Chronic Diseases Prevention

Email: Heather.Harvey@Hamilton.ca

Telephone: (905) 546-2424 ext. 3635

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