The Social Return on Investment of Policy Change and Food Initiatives

Hi folks! Ready to get a bit nerdy with me? In order to understand the impact of the Our Food Project we’ve been exploring economic analysis. Social Return on Investment is a great tool for this because it’s strives to measure the intangible, hard to measure economic, social and environmental value created. Here are the summaries of the reports. You can check out the full … Continue reading The Social Return on Investment of Policy Change and Food Initiatives

Food Sovereignty in Practice

My name is Alannah, and I have been collaborating with the Our Food Project (OFP) to complete my Undergrad thesis on food sovereignty in practice within Halifax. My previous blog post is an introduction to inequality within the food system. My thesis research looks at how the Our Food Project is addressing this inequality by using a food sovereign approach to build Positive Food Environments … Continue reading Food Sovereignty in Practice

Let’s Go to the Movies!… and other fun visual stuff

Over the past two years, the Our Food team, has been working hard to articulate the value and impact of the work we do. We know that by deeply understanding this ourselves, we are able to move resources and our time around to be more effective. We can also more clearly align ourselves with partners to increase the impact for larger systems level change. To … Continue reading Let’s Go to the Movies!… and other fun visual stuff