Community Development Team
To have participants create a vision for what their future local food system could look to inform city officials in the development of a strategy to work toward that vision. This will require discussion around the gaps in the current food system from each participant’s perspective, which is the focus of the meeting that will be role played.
Community Description: Low-income, urban neighbourhood in Canada.
List of Characters:
Community NGO representative
Senior, Recent Chinese Immigrant
Single parent, low-income
Two Spirited First Nations young adult
First Nations middle aged woman
All participants have consented to the research and are willing to actively participate
The participants are aware that this is a collaborative research project and that feedback will be shared with them, as well as City officials to aid in the development of a local food system strategy
All participants are literate
There are no language barriers (the researcher speaks multiple languages)
A broad selection of nutritious and culturally diverse foods have been provided for the focus group session