The following public sector institutions participated in the first year of the 3P Mentorship Program. Each member of this cohort set and regularly revisited goals related to developing a culture of sustainable purchasing at their facility.
Click here (or on the thumbnail at right) for highlights of the 3P Mentorship Program’s progress in the 2014 – 2015 program year.
For more detailed information on the progress of each member facility, visit our member-specific pages below.
Health Sciences North, Sudbury, wishes to increase the amount of fresh, Ontario vegetables versus frozen on their patient menu, in order to enhance the taste profile of patient meals and encourage healthy eating. Learn More about Health Sciences North.
Humber College, Toronto, seeks to better understand its food purchasing practices, and to explore how they can procure more sustainably and share that knowledge with their campus community, as well as with other institutions in Ontario. Learn More about Humber College.
Queen’s University, Kingston, would like to increase local Ontario purchases of protein by 10%, despite already purchasing 63% of its food from Ontario sources. Learn More about Queen’s University.
Sunnyside Seniors’ Services, a long-term care facility in the Region of Waterloo, prepares patient meals from scratch. By purchasing more local Ontario food, they hope to increase the quality of food, and find opportunities to support local producers. Learn More about Sunnyside Seniors’ Services.