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Durham Region Community Food Advisors (CFA)

Who Are Community Food Advisors?

Durham Region Community Food Advisors (CFA)

Community Food Advisors are volunteers who have received training on healthy eating and the safe handling, selection, preparation and storage of food along with communication skills.

Community Food Advisors complement the work of public health professionals as well as dietitians and teachers in the community.

What do Community Food Advisors Offer?

Using Canada's Food Guide, Community Food Advisors may provide demonstrations, presentations, displays and other services about safe and healthy food ideas to the Durham Region community.

Sample topics include:

  • Quick, healthy meal and snack ideas
  • Healthy eating on a budget
  • Tasty, one pan meals
  • Cooking for one or two
  • Menu planning
  • Proper hand washing procedures (great for children)

And much more!

Some of the groups who use the services of Community Food Advisors include schools, workplaces, recreation centres, seniors’ centres, libraries, prenatal programs, food banks and places of worship.