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Everyone at the Table: Strengthening Efforts to Support Student Food Security

The severity of student food insecurity and the urgency to address this issue is often overlooked by stakeholders given a mischaracterization of these experiences as transitory. However, how and what an individual eats as well as how the individual cooks and engages with food are important determinants that influence quality of life and overall health. In acknowledging McMaster University’s commitment to promoting optimal student health and wellness, it is important to address the far-reaching consequences of inadequate access to and availability of healthy and safe foods.
Student brief:
Student panel summary: