Student Food Insecurity Work Featured in University Affairs
The Guelph Lab's work to address student food insecurity has been featured in an article in University Affairs. "Searching for sustainable solutions to food insecurity on campus" highlights the sharp increase in food insecurity on Canadian campuses, especially among international students who must pay much higher tuition rates than domestic students. It points to some of the creative solutions being piloted to address student food insecurity in meaningful ways that go above and beyond the food bank model.
This article contains insights from those with lived experience as well as those who are working to find solutions, including Sam Laban, Guelph Lab Faciliator. It highlights a number of pilot projects running at universities across Canada, including the U of G Food Market, as well as many of the other initiatives spearheaded by the Guelph Lab to address student food insecurity.
Read the article "Searching for sustainable solutions to food insecurity on campus"