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

How Do We Count What Counts?!

My favourite quote and a good reminder for me as an evaluator: Telling stories to convey value I’ve written a few blog posts about measurement. One was about food snapshots I compiled as a baseline indicator for change over time. The idea was that by telling the story of a community and it’s relationship to food we could see change over time based on our work … Continue reading How Do We Count What Counts?!

If I Were a Rich Girl…

This article was originally posted on Cape Breton Local Food Adventure  and was written by Alicia Lake. This blog post has been brew­ing in my mind since last fall. Now that we are in the clutches of win­ter it seems I am bet­ter able to re­flect and write, so fi­nally the time has come to post in this blog for the first time in months! Late in … Continue reading If I Were a Rich Girl…