The local food framework for Ontario Colleges

 A step-by-step guide to bringing more Ontario food to Ontario colleges

The Framework provides templates, tools and resources to help college and foodservice staff procure, prepare and promote more local food on campus.

Access the full Framework and download the tools below.


Read the Local Food Procurement Framework


Step 1: Conduct a Food origin audit

Step 2: Set Local food Goals in the RFP and Contract

Manage the RFP and contract process

Set local food goals in the Request for Proposal (RFP)

Step 3: Train Foodservice Staff to Serve and Promote Local Food

Step 4: Increase Sales by Marketing Local Foods

Step 5: Evaluate SUCCESS and Set New Local Food Goals