In a conversation we had a few months back, when The Local’s community meal space was still a mess of dust and hanging wires and the Shovel to Spoon community kitchen group was cooking vats of veggie chili on a grill in the backyard, Director Steve Stacey smiled through the chaos and told me: “I think of a time in the future when Community Food
Last week I had the opportunity to co-facilitate a World Crops tour as part of the ‘Foodways: Diasporic Diners, Transnational Tables and Culinary Connections’ conference happening at the University of Toronto. The first destination was the McVean farm located 45 minutes northwest of Toronto.
In mid-September, I had the opportunity to spend 2.5 days in Perth with the staff from both of our pilot sites.
Earlier this month, several staff from Community Food Centres Canada (CFCC) had the pleasure of attending and presenting at the Urban Agriculture Summit. Sponsored by FoodShare and Green Roofs for Healthy Cities.