Workstream members shared a lot of professional knowledge with us to help develop the Smart Cities proposal. We are excited to hear about how discussion of food issues and a circular food economy has encouraged them to make changes in their personal lives:
“After learning more about how much food waste residents are producing in Guelph-Wellington, our household sat down and discussed how we could reduce our impact. We decided to start by limiting how much food we throw away, and made a rule to not go grocery shopping until all options (and fridge resources) had been exhausted. This was surprisingly easier than we thought it would be – and is saving us lots of money as we get more creative in the kitchen.”
“As a result of my work on the Smart Cities proposal, I:
“Two key outcomes of my involvement with the SMART Cities initiative have been:
These stories inspire us all to become informed about local food issues and make the changes that are possible for us at the personal level, at home, school or in the workplace.
Consultation has concluded