The Mission of CHEP Good Food Inc. ("CHEP"):
CHEP works with children, families and communities to improve access to good food and promote Food Security.
CHEP's Philosophy Statement
CHEP believes that food is a basic right and that inadequate nutrition adversely affects health, physical, mental, and emotional development, learning ability, and participation in community. CHEP believes that a community development approach is necessary to fulfil its mission.
CHEP's vision is of a community where good nutritious safe food is always available for everyone no matter what their circumstances, where there is care for the environment, access to local food production, and knowledge about making healthy food choices.
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"Food Security" is defined as a situation both globally and locally in which:
Who we are:
To promote the provision of nutritious food in a non-stigmatising manner and to facilitate actions that enhance self-reliance and dignity for children, their families and communities.
To facilitate collaborative approaches to bring about Food Security.
Through a community development approach, to support and encourage community ownership in action taken towards issues of food security.
To promote healthy eating by providing opportunities for nutrition and food system education.
To promote increase awareness of issues of Food Security in order to bring about social change.
To promote holistic understanding of food issues in communities.
Working in Community Development and Community Economic Development
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