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The Social Return on Investment of Policy Change and Food Initiatives

Hi folks! Ready to get a bit nerdy with me?

In order to understand the impact of the Our Food Project we’ve been exploring economic analysis. Social Return on Investment is a great tool for this because it’s strives to measure the intangible, hard to measure economic, social and environmental value created. Here are the summaries of the reports. You can check out the full studies here.

Halifax SROI

HFPA Exec Sum


Cape Breton SROI

CB Exec Sum

Blog Written By: Miranda Cobb, Ecology Action Centre, Research and Evaluation Coordinator

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This is a blog from the Food Action Committee of the Ecology Action Centre, based in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Join us as we document our experiments with sauerkraut, push for urban chickens, make giant batches of jam, and plant some seeds (both literally and figuratively). For more about what the Food Action Committee is working on, visit our website.


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