Inuit Community-Based Food Initiatives

Food Security Map

Introducing Nuluaq

The Inuit Community-Based Food Initiatives Mapping Project

Food insecurity has reached crisis levels for many Inuit communities in Canada.
To address these challenges, there are many community-based initiatives that are playing an important role to improve Inuit food insecurity. These initiatives are very diverse and include food banks, land-based programs, and community kitchens. They also employ a range of approaches from supporting nutritional needs, teaching traditional skills, and strengthening social connections around food.

Recently ITK, Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami launched a website to map the programs that are contributing to food security in Inuit regions.

  • Community Freezer Programs
  • Community Kitchens
  • Community-Led Food Security Research Project
  • Country Food Knowledge Sharing Programs
  • Country Food Markets
  • Country Food Processors
  • Food Banks
  • Greenhouses
  • Hunter Support Programs
  • In-Store Healthy Food Promotion Activities
  • Land-Based Initiatives
  • Regional Price Monitoring Projects
  • School Food Programs
  • Soup Kitchens
  • Other

If you are looking to support an Inuit Community-Based Food Initiative, please visit the ITK website and browse the programs.

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Taye Newman

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