Local tourism business brings awareness to the Circular Food Economy in Guelph-Wellington by highlighting regenerative agriculture farms and the restaurants who support them
Lynn Broughton has always been a foodie at heart. Growing up in a family that
When Lynn heard of Seeding Our Food Future (SOFF), she knew that it was the perfect opportunity to bring her tours online. As part of the SOFF program, Lynn participated in the R-Purpose MICRO course offered by Provision Coalition. This course enabled Lynn to dig deep and determine her business’ purpose: “Feeding Curiosity”. Lynn's project for SOFF is to create two new culinary experiences that will showcase circular food collaborations within Wellington County. One tour focuses on businesses and farmers that practice regenerative farming. It will connect what they grow with the restaurants they serve. These tours will initially be offered online and include
For Lynn, circularity is about supporting the community. It is about collaborating with partners for the betterment of the community, region, and each other. Taste Detours celebrates circularity by sharing knowledge, honouring the people and places involved, and thanking the land for providing us food. During her tours, Lynn tries to give attention to food insecurity and climate change and how it impacts our resources (e.g. soil degradation) to show how intrinsically interconnected these issues are. The connection between land, food, and people is at the heart of Taste Detours.