Special issue on Indigenous Food

  • Ellen Desjardins Editor Canadian Food Studies / La Revue canadienne des études sur l'alimentation

Author Biography

Ellen Desjardins, Editor Canadian Food Studies / La Revue canadienne des études sur l'alimentation
Ellen has had a long career in public health nutrition and healthy food systems in Toronto and Waterloo. With a PhD in human geography, she is now a research associate at the University of Waterloo. Her past work included food-related policy and program development at the federal and provincial (Ontario) levels. Co-chairing the Waterloo Food Systems Roundtable, Ellen helped develop a food systems strategy, municipal food policies and a food charter for the Region. She was a founding member of Food Secure Canada and the Canadian Association for Food Studies. Ellen’s research centres on food and place, or how people experience and interact with their food environment. She has acted as principal investigator for a number of major research projects.
Published
2018-05-24