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Webinar: Improving the accessibility of sustainably-produced foods in Canada - Key Findings of a Food Secure Canada Research Project
Interest in sustainably-produced foods has grown exponentially in recent decades. Food Secure Canada has conducted a study called, “Sustainable Consumption For All” (April 2018 - March 2019) to better understand the barriers Canadians living on low-incomes face in accessing sustainably-produced food. The study was funded by Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada. The project utilized key informant interviews, focus groups with people living on low-income, and a nation-wide survey. Key research findings will be presented, followed by an interactive discussion about the project. We will also explore future research questions.

Apr 29, 2019 12:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Desré Kramer
Lead Researcher, Food Secure Canada Research Project, "Sustainable Consumption for All"
The focus groups and key informant parts of this report were researched, compiled and written by Dr. Desré Kramer, MES, MSc., Ph.D. Desré has been a journalist and an academic in the fields of innovation and health and safety for over two decades. She is now a research consultant. She manages a study on occupational chemical exposures, is conducting an environmental scan on work and health, and conducted this research on food insecurity across Canada. As a journalist, she published 500 articles, and as an academic, over 20 manuscripts. Her nationally-funded research has more recently been on the adoption of innovations, qualitative methodology, occupational disease and the prevention of exposure; and workplace interventions on sun safety. For seven years, she was the Associate Director of the Occupational Cancer Research Centre, and for eight years, the Associate Director of the Centre of Research Expertise for the Prevention of Musculoskeletal Disorders.
Jennifer Reynolds
Program Manager @Food Secure Canada
Jennifer Reynolds, Program Manager, Food Secure Canada, has supported the coordination of the "Sustainable Consumption for All" research project. Please refer to her bio here: https://foodsecurecanada.org/who-we-are/staff-steering-committee