Links provided here highlight projects and resources across Canada. Not all have a focus on Aboriginal food security but are valuable in understanding how to approach this topic.

Aboriginal Health Initiatives Program 2010/2011 Report summarizes newly funded and past funded projects related to promoting Aboriginal health and food security in greater Vancouver.

Aboriginal Mapping Network is a joint initiative of the Gitxsan and Ahousaht First Nations and Ecotrust Canada. Beginning in 1998 as a knowledge sharing forum for local First Nations technicians, leaders and decision makers, it has grown to become a valuable strategic resource for practitioners of traditional knowledge mapping around the world. The AMN provides common tools, such as traditional use studies, GIS mapping and other information systems.

BC Association of Farmers’ Markets provides education and training, promotes farmers’ markets, educates the public, and initiates and manages research and development activities.

BC Food Security Gateway is intended to inform and link to projects, initiatives and organizations in BC. Also provides publications, tools, guides, news and events.

Capital Region Food and Agriculture Initiatives Roundtable (CR-FAIR) contains the Food Matters Forum Mapping Exercise conducted on Vancouver Island in 2008.

The Central Okanagan Community Food Mapping Project seeks to provide support by providing a web-based mapping tool that displays information, discussion and media about local food through a Google Maps interface. ‘Experts’ in the field do not populate the information provided through the map, rather a framework has been developed to enable community members themselves to share their own knowledge and experiences about local food and its availability.

The Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at the UBC Farm encompasses 24 hectares of integrated farm and forest lands on UBC’s South Campus. The farm is managed by the Centre for Sustainable Food Systems, which offers a wide range of interdisciplinary learning, research, and community programs on the site. Together, these programs explore and exemplify new paradigms for sustainable communities.

Common Ground Community Mapping Project is a community-based mapping and planning project based in Victoria, BC, which provides mapping and learning resources, and opportunities for schools, neighbourhoods and communities wishing to undertake sustainable community development and planning projects.

Community Kitchens, Gardens and Other Food Programs in Vancouver (2008) lists a variety of citywide food programs.

Community Food Assessment Guide for BC proposes food security map information and a useful section on community food mapping. Also contains case studies of small community food mapping projects.

Concordia Food Systems Project provides the Montreal Online Sustainable Food Map launched at the 2010 Sustainable Food Festival.

Cowichan Green Community Society (CGC) is a non-profit organization focusing on environmental sustainability in the Cowichan Region. Its  mandate has revolved mainly around improving food security by developing strong relationships with local food producers and increasing urban and rural food production.

Downtown Eastside Community Food Mapping Project reports results of interviews related to free-food services in the community, which will help to assess the ability of the existing food service facilities to meet the identified needs of the growing number of food service patrons.

FarmFolk/CityFolk supports community-based sustainable food systems through public education with farm and city folks. Also organizes and advocates around local issues, building alliances with other organizations, and attracting volunteer support.

Fraser Health Food Security Atlas is a part of the Community Mapping Network and provides links to community gardens, community kitchens, farmers markets, and charitable foods outlets.

Indigenous Food First is a site promoting indigenous food security through the promotion of the environment, Aboriginal food and community organizations.

James Bay Community Project – Community Food Atlas is an interactive, visual platform for community food security programs. It is a “live” directory that can be updated by participating organizations at any time, providing a community with the most current program and service information possible. The Atlas provides information about services available to the public such as community gardens, gardening workshops, food banks, and cooking classes.

Kamloops South-Thompson Sustainable Community Atlas is a food mapping website with layers of First Nations and food security. To use the Atlas, you can select different themes of maps and imagery to be displayed on different base information.

Mapping Food Matters is a resource on place based food mapping systems.

Maryland Food Systems MAP is a multidimensional map using GIS technology that enables layered displays of graphically linked data, and integrating a variety of database resources. New data sets are continually added to the database.

Metro Vancouver Urban Aboriginal Strategy provides long-term investments to support urban aboriginal communities to help respond to the needs facing aboriginal people in Urban centers. Have a list of past and ongoing initiatives, some of which related to aboriginal food security.

Ontario Good Food Map: An Education Tool to introduce Ontario food system and ideas. Geared toward young children.

UVic Community Mapping Initiatives lists past and ongoing community mapping projects, some related to food security.

West End Food Co-op Food Mapping Project offers workshops on food mapping initiatives.