Food Literacy

What is food literacy?

Food Literacy is a set of interconnected attributes:

  • Food and nutrition knowledge
  • Food skills
  • Self-efficacy and confidence
  • Food decisions
  • Ecological and external factors such as income security and the food system

Each of these attributes are described below.

Categories and Key Attributes of Food Literacy

Food Literacy Resources

OFC Food Waste Audit Guide 2019

This audit guide helps users measure quantity and composition of food waste to support data-driven programming in municipal and organizational settings.

Why and How to Measure Food Loss and Waste

This practical guide provides a step-by-step plan for how companies and governments can begin the process of measuring
food loss and waste. It addresses key topics such as:
• Why to measure food loss and waste (FLW)
• How to establish a business case for food loss and waste measurement
• Addressing common barriers and obstacles
• Tracking causes of food loss and waste
• Converting measurements to other financial, environmental and social impacts
• How to select a measurement method