Central Algoma Food for Everyone (CAFFE)

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 jlaidley@ssmic.com or 705-942-7927 x3034.

CAFFE Survey

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

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.