DFPC Goals and Objectives
1. To foster dialogue and partnership development between community groups, social and health agencies, agriculture, businesses, and municipal government in the research, design, promotion, implementation, and evaluation of innovative ideas in promoting community food security in Durham Region.
2. To link with other food system initiatives in the Greater Toronto Area, Ontario, Canada and internationally to create allies, synergies and support.
3. To offer advice and support to the community and all levels of government in the development of innovative, inclusive and comprehensive food security policies and programs that are consistent with the principles of the Durham Region Food Charter.
4. To advocate for policies and programs that are innovative, inclusive and comprehensive approaches to food security and address Municipal-wide commitments to food security, such as the Growing Durham Regional Official Plan (2009).