Resources & Links
The Central Algoma Food for Everyone (CAFFE) project is a collaboration between the Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre (SSMIC) / Rural Agri-Innovation Network (RAIN), the North Channel Poverty Network (NCPN), North Channel communities and organizations, and generously funded by the Ontario Trillium Foundation. This project aims to proactively address hunger among low-income families and individuals while increasing opportunities for enterprise development and expansion.
Agri-Food Processing in Algoma
The following survey is intended to address the needs of consumers, farmers, and processors in the Algoma region with respect to agri-food and processing opportunities. This information will be gathered to decide on next steps to encourage agri-food and other product development opportunities for the Algoma District. Please click the link below to complete the survey. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Jessica Laidley at email@example.com or 705-942-7927 x3034.
Below is a list of compiled resources for the purpose of this project.
CAFFE PowerPoint Presentation (PDF)
Plan Your Garden Workshop
Plan Your Garden Workshop – Slide Presentation
Ontario Association of Food Banks Publications
2016 Hunger Report (OAFB)
2015 Hunger Report (OAFB)
Food Banks in Algoma
- Garden River First Nation – Miijim Gaamig Food Bank
- Sagamok Anishnawbek First Nation – Food Bank & Breakfast Club
- Sault Ste. Marie – Salvation Army Food Bank
- Sault Ste. Marie – Soup Kitchen Community Centre
- Sault Ste. Marie – St. Vincent Place Food Bank and Soup Kitchen
- Thessalon Food Bank
- St. Joseph Island – Richards Landing Food Bank
- Algoma U
- Sault College
- Bruce Mines & Area Food Bank
Transportation in Algoma
The North Channel Poverty Network has identified four key areas of concern for our area which encompasses Echo Bay through Iron Bridge. These areas are: Food Security, Transportation, Essential (emergency) Services, and Housing Security.