Crossroads Community Meal: Friends Making Food

The way we experience a meal matters — whether we are involved in the preparation process, have to eat alone, or are sharing the meal with others. Our partner Crossroads Community Meal, recently restructured its program in order to address these important elements of sharing a meal. With an emphasis on enjoyment, community building, empowermentContinue reading “Crossroads Community Meal: Friends Making Food”

Luke Brocki: How To Make A Local Biz Salad

What does it take to produce a 100% local salad? And how can businesses work together to create a healthy local economy? These are some of the questions, Vancouver-based journalist Luke Brocki answers in his article exploring the workings and local impact of 100% local business relationships in Vancouver. Besides tricycle couriers, eateries, and supermarkets,Continue reading “Luke Brocki: How To Make A Local Biz Salad”

Closing the Food Gap

I was inspired to read more of Mark Winne when I heard him quoted as saying, “the rich get local and organic, and the poor get diabetes.” How else could one so succinctly and arrestingly summarize of the widening gap between the good food available and the challenges that poverty creates. In “Closing the FoodContinue reading “Closing the Food Gap”

Meet Soulkitchen’s Louise

Congratulations to our partner Soulkitchen for their latest “gig” with the More Than A Roof Housing Society. For a little more than two months now Hännes and Louise Tischhauser, the bright minds behind Soulkitchen, have been cooking for the many residents at More Than A Roof facilities. Whipping up delicious meals at the housing society’sContinue reading “Meet Soulkitchen’s Louise”

Eat For a Week On a $26 Budget

Imagine you had only $26 to spend on food each week. What kind of groceries would you buy? What indulgences would you have to give up? What if you ran out of money halfway through the week? Would such a limited budget for food influence your social life? “$26 is pretty much my weekly budgetContinue reading “Eat For a Week On a $26 Budget”