Alison Blay-Palmer

Successful FLEdGE (Food: Locally Embedded, Globally Engaged) SSHRC Partnership Grant

The Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at Wilfrid Laurier University is pleased to announce the successful FLEdGE (Food: Locally Embedded, Globally Engaged) SSHRC Partnership Grant. The grant provides $2.47 million over 5 years for comparative work on sustainable food systems in Canada, the United States, Germany, France, Wales, South Africa, Cuba and Mexico. The project involves knowledge co-creation and dissemination by academics and practitioners. It is focused on three research themes: 1. integration across regions and sectors; 2. if and when to scale up local, sustainable food; and 3. innovative governance.