Join the Movement

Join the Movement

What can I do?

Join the Our Food Future movement

We can all play a role in the circular food economy. There are many ways to join the Our Food Future movement:

Stay informed
  • Sign up to receive On Our Plate, our quarterly email newsletter
  • Follow our monthly podcast for stimulating conversations about embedding circularity in homes, businesses, and communities
  • Follow Our Food Future and COIL social media accounts

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Spread the word

spread the wordShare our newsletter and social media posts and encourage friends to follow along

Request a presentation to your group about this work

Learn about events and opportunities by joining local conversations on The Kitchen Table, an online community collaboration platform

Get involved

joinReduce food waste at home and in your workplace – great tips are right here

Start a family home vegetable garden – you can pick up free seeds from the Guelph Seed Library and download this easy-to-use guide.

Join a community urban agriculture gardening program – see this map

Get your business involved

businessLearn about coaching, funding and collaboration programs with the Circular Opportunity Innovation Launchpad (COIL)

Not sure how to start going circular? Learn about opportunities for businesses in the local circular ecosystem by signing up for a digital passport

Join the Resource Exchange Marketplace to find new life for food by-product you can’t use – or search there for what you need

Shop and support

shopPurchase food from local food security and sustainability social enterprise projects that are working to reduce waste and support community food security: examples include HOPE House Better Food Company, Nourish from 10C, and Groceries from the SEED sliding scale online grocery store with free delivery

Ask local food businesses if they make, sell or support upcycled food products

Get to know businesses that are adopting circularity and innovating new services, products and ideas

Donate to strengthen community food security

donateSupport Harvest Impact Fund to accelerate circular initiatives focused on strengthening community food security and sustainability in Guelph-Wellington.