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Community Food Advisors

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The Community Food Advisor program provides reliable information and education on safe and nutritious food selection, preparation and storage practices to consumers in Niagara.

Our Community Food Advisors are dynamic volunteers who promote healthy eating and food safety as part of a healthy lifestyle.

Volunteer to become a Community Food Advisor with Public Health.

Community Food Advisor Presentation Topics

Community Food Advisors provide educational presentations to community groups, workplaces and community organizations.

We offer the following presentations for free.

  • Quick and Easy Meals
    Participants will build knowledge and skills needed to plan and prepare healthy, quick and easy meals.

    Discussion will include:

    • Usefulness of planning meals based on Canada's Food Guide
    • Time-saving strategies and stocking a basic pantry
    • Tools, techniques and meal ideas
  • Food Value: Get it. Keep it.
    Participants will build knowledge and skills to realize the value of food, and how to get and keep food value.

    Discussion will include:

    • The many ways that food has value
    • How to use knowledge, readiness factors, and shopping practices to get food value
    • How to prepare food and learn food skills, and to re-purpose and save it, to keep food value

Request a Presentation

Presentation requests must be submitted 6 weeks prior to the date required in order to coordinate with our volunteers. Presentations are dependent upon volunteer availability. The minimum time period for a presentation is 1 hour.

Contact Information

Organization Name


Phone xxx-xxx-xxxx


Presentation Information

Type of Session

Bookings must be at least six weeks in advanced, from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Approximately how many people will be attending:

Ages of Audience:

Equipment available at session location:

Personal Information and Privacy

Any personal information or personal health information submitted in writing will be collected, used and disclosed by members of Regional Council and Regional staff in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act or the Personal Health Information Protection Act, where applicable.

Freedom of Information

Any information you share will be used only for the intended purpose for which it was provided. If you have any questions, email our Access and Privacy Office or call 905-980-6000 ext. 3779.

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