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Sharing Food in Toronto

A few years ago, I was the keynote speaker at the American Community Garden Association annual conference, held in Toronto. The organizers put together a fabulous event. One of the activities was a tour of FoodShare with Executive Dynamo Debbie Field. That was really my first introduction to this amazing group. They were trailblazers then […]

Food Hubs

There’s a lot of talk in food security circles these days about food hubs. A central location where all food activities can take place. There might be a community garden and commercial kitchen on site, a farmers’ market, cooking and canning classes. Small processors may have access to the kitchen. With a warehouse and cold […]