One of the beliefs that underpin our work is that space matters.
Food banks provide spaces where people can connect and get support, but hunger is a complicated problem to solve and food charity is an inadequate response.
After several years of offering garden-based education programs for local elementary schools, The Stop opened The Green Barn, a facility which enabled the organization to expand the number and...
By cooking and enjoying meals together, food has the power to reduce social isolation and build community.
As part of the skills and community development component of the Community Food Centre model, we see gardens as a place for more than growing vegetables.
The drop-in meal programs are a key component of Community Food Centres' front line emergency food provisioning.
Food banks started as a temporary response to growing hunger and poverty in the 1970s, the consequences of any economy in crisis.