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Debbie E Field

Coalition for Healthy School Food
Toronto, Ontario
Debbie Field is the Coordinator of the Coalition for Healthy School Food, a project of Food Secure Canada, whose 60+ members include passionate champions ranging from community-based practitioners to indigenous leaders to national health and education organizations.
Debbie is also Distinguished Visiting Practitioner, Centre for Studies in Food Security, Ryerson University.
Debbie was the executive director of FoodShare Toronto for 25 years. Debbie came to FoodShare in 1992 through her role as a founding member of the Coalition for Student Nutrition. As a parent, she helped to create one of Canada’s first healthy lunch programs, and with her colleagues at FoodShare developed many successful school food and food literacy initiatives including Canada’s first salad bar program.