A group of food system stakeholders dedicated to food security.


Our Team

The Orillia Food Council is a grassroots group made up of a diverse membership. We aim to represent the many aspects of a healthy food system by giving voice each of them through our members. If you are interested in becoming involved, click below to find out more.


Health Professionals
Simcoe-Muskoka District Health Unit

  • Public Health Nurse
  • Dietician

Social Services

The Sharing Place Food Bank

  • Outreach Coordinator

 Orillia Native Women's Group

  • Ambe Tigadaw Program Coordinator


  • Bass Lake Farm
  • Duet Farm and Studio
  • The Kitchen Garden Farm

Citizen Activists

  • Community Organizers
  • Lived Experience Advocates


Lakehead University

  • Associate Professor
    Political Science and
    Interdisciplinary Studies

Government  Representatives

  • Orillia City Councillor
  • Orillia Manager of Parks
  • Nation of Rama