Saskatchewan Reports

Food Policy

Northern Resources




Saskatchewan Reports

Recipes for Food Insecurity: Women's Stories from Saskatchewan (2011) A look at food insecurity through a gender lens. 

Access and Affordability: Saskatchewan Food Banks explore the cost of healthy eating (2010)

The Cost of Healthy Eating in Saskatchewan 2009: Impact on Food Security A report on food costs in Saskatchewan by the Public Health Nutritionist of Saskatchewan.

The Cost of Healthy Eating in Northern Saskatchewan 2009

Saskatchewan Food Security Initiatives Inventory (2007) A list of food security initiatives happenning in each of the health regions. 

Food Security in Saskatchewan Report (2006)  A  report on food security round tables commisioned by Saskatchewan Community Resources.

Planting Seeds & Growing Together Conference  A synopsis of the conference officially creating Food Secure Saskatchewan.

Food Secure Saskatchewan: Concerned about Food Security of Saskatchewan Citizens Briefing notes regarding Food Secure Saskatchewan by Dr. Rick Sawa.


Food Policy


First Comprehensive Review of the Market Base Measure of Low Income 2010

Thought About Food Workshop A workbook developed by Food Security Projects of the Nova Scotia Nutrition Council and the Atlantic Health Promotion Research Centre, Dalhousie University June 2005. 

Toolkit to Healthier Communities: Influencing Healthy Public Policies and its accompanying resource Handbook to Healthier Communities: Influencing Healthy Public Policies are resources from Ontario Chronic Disease Prevention Alliance designed to help you influence policies that support healthier communities. Full versions in French and English are available at

Healthy Food, Healthy Community  A community action guide to food security published by the Ontario Healthy Communities Coalition. 

Community Food Security: Position of Dietitians of Canada A public policy statement.

A Review of Policy Options for Increasing Food Security and Income Security in British Columbia: A Discussion Paper A review of food security policy in British Coumbia by BC Population Health Surveillance & Disease Control Planning. 

Are Schools Making the Grade?  A Centre for Science in the Public Interest report card on school nutrition policies across Canada.

Local Food Systems and Public Policy: A Review of the Literature 2009 Équiterre and The Centre for Trade Policy and Law, Carleton University, 2009.


Northern Gardening and Harvesting Resources

Fruit Crops for Northern Manitoba A Province of Manitoba document about fruit crop options and care instructions for northern gardeners.

Vegetable Plant Pics A Province of Manitoba document offering basic growing guidelines, planting instructions, harvest expectations and some garden vegetable favourites to help you get growing. 

Basic Gardening Manual for Northern Manitoba All the basics you need to know to start your northern garden. Created by the Province of Manitoba.

Commercial Harvesting of Wild Mushrooms A guide for Northern Saskatchewan produced by the Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture.

Harvesting Wild Rice Information for wild rice harvesters produced by the Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture.

Nutrition North Canada Indian and Northern Affairs Canada announces its new food subsidy program, Nutrition North Canada, that will replace the current Food Mail Program. 



Combining Social Justice and Sustainability for Food Security by Elaine M. Power.

Brooding Over the Next Generation of Prairie Farmers: Making Space for our Practical-Minded Youth by David M. Neufeld, published by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. 

Feeding the Body and Soul: An Assessment of the Significance of Community as Seen through the Lens of a Rural Food Security Program by Caroline McAuley, published by Cape Breton University 

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