We are proud to announce that The University of Guelph’s Arrell Food Institute (AFI) award program has selected Food Heritage Foundation as the receiver of the Community Engagement Innovation Award for 2021.
The University of Guelph’s Arrell Food Institute (AFI) award program, which started in 2018 and is judged by an international committee, recognizes those who make exceptional efforts to create more equitable, suitable, efficient and nutritious food systems.
Two prizes of $100,000 are awarded annually in two categories: research innovation and community engagement innovation. Nominees are from around the world.
Food Heritage Foundation was recognized for this award for its uses of indigenous culinary knowledge as a tool for improving the food system and building healthy communities. FHF model is both a driver of economic development and an example of sustainable food solutions.
We thank Arrell Food Institute at the University of Guelph for their trust and for their recognition of our efforts.