Food Literacy Month!


Hamilton’s first-ever Food Literacy Month is happening October 1st to 31st! This month long celebration of food and encourages Hamiltonians to get out, connect with others who are passionate about food, and explore their community.

Check out the Food Literacy Month Events calendar and start planning your food literacy adventure!

October 26, starting at 7pm, don't miss a special screening of Before the Plate!, Click to enlarge:



Food literacy includes a broad scope of knowledge, skills, and attitudes about food. Food literacy includes understanding where food comes from; the impacts of food on health, the environment, and the economy; and how to grow, prepare, and prefer healthy and nutritious food.

Food Literacy Month is being organized as part of Hamilton’s Food Strategy, with the goal of increasing food literacy to promote healthy eating and empower all residents.