This toolkit, from Food First NL (formerly known as the Food Security Network of Newfoundland and Labrador) was made to help community organizations in Newfoundland and Labrador who want to start a Bulk Buying Club in their community. It lists key steps to starting a club, and gives a range of tools and supports that will help organize a club that suits the needs of each individual group.

The toolkit was created from research on best practices. This information came from existing reports, resources, and guides on Bulk Buying Clubs in Canada, with particular attention to resources from Newfoundland and Labrador. The bibliography at the end of this toolkit lists the materials that were used in this review. This research was built on by key meetings with Bulk Buying Club organizers and participants from across Newfoundland and Labrador, and elsewhere in Canada.

This toolkit is one in a series of best practice toolkits, which also cover community gardens, farmers’ markets, and community kitchens.

Also see Food First NL’s Bulk Buying Clubs Teleconference

Also see Food First NL’s Bulk Buying Clubs Presentation

Visit Food First NL website for more resources.

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