“Growing the Local Bounty” series on local food systems features The Stop

New McConnell grantee The Stop Community Food Centre was the inspiration for Better Than a Food Bank, a part of The Tyee series, “Growing the Local Bounty: Reports from Farmlands in Flux, Ontario and BC.”Better Than a Food Bank explores The Stop’s multi-level approach to eradicate hunger and explains where local food fits in the mix.
From the article:
“While The Stop is rooted in providing food to those who can’t afford it, it works on the premise that without food infrastructure, viable farms, civic engagement and personal empowerment, food banks are simply a stop-gap measure in the fight to eradicate hunger.”
Read the article in its entirety here.