Aug. 28 – Individuals and families on low incomes struggle to afford a healthy diet, especially as food prices continue to rise. Food insecurity and inadequate access to food due to financial constraints affects 11 percent of households in Haldimand and Norfolk. Community Health Dietitian Emily Kichler will present numbers from the ‘Nutritious Food Basket’ […]
Below is a list of media releases sent out by the staff and programs at the Haldimand-Norfolk Unit.
SIMCOE, ONTARIO February 9th, 2018– According to the 2017 Nutritious Food Basket (NFB) survey conducted by the Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit (HNHU), it costs a family of four about $868 for a month’s worth of healthy groceries. The NFB is a survey conducted every year by the HNHU to determine the cost of eating a healthy […]