Written by Rachael Chong

Municipal Election Day is coming up on October 22, 2018! In Waterloo Region, we will be voting for regional councillors, regional chair, school board trustees, municipal councillors, and mayors of Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge, Woolwich, Wellesley, North Dumfries and Wilmot.

Politics at the regional and municipal scale…

Written by Amy Bumbacco
Originally published in June 2018

Seed potato with eyes

This winter, my fiancé and I moved into a new bungalow in Kitchener. It was a happy surprise to see the melting snow uncover an array of backyard perennial flower gardens. We even discovered a few raspberry bushes! We would love…

Written by Steffanie Scott
Originally published on October 31st 2012

So-called ‘waste’ is the oft-forgotten other end of the food chain. But it’s a critically important resource, if cycled back into production, to provide composted organic matter for maintaining soil fertility. …

Written by Theresa Schumilas
Originally published on October 29th 2012

My experience in talking to eaters is that most people are naive about farm scale. When we talk about supplying local vegetables (for example) most of us conjure up images of families out in a field pulling carrots and putting…

Food System Roundtable of Waterloo Region

The Roundtable is a networking and policy-influencing group with the mission of championing a vibrant and healthy local food system in Waterloo Region.

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