Successful Food Canning Workshop!

Parkdale People's EconomyCommunity Food Flow

The Food Flow project with the West End Food Co-op held a thoroughly successful food canning workshop for community agencies this month. We roasted up a boatload of tomatoes, made them into sauce, produced tomato stock on the side and discussed the Food Flow Kitchen plans, all in three hours! We had participants from Houselink, Scott Mission, Sketch, and the … Read More

Ride4RealFood 2014: September 14

Parkdale People's EconomyGeneral

PARC and West End Food Co-op are organizing its fourth annual Ride4RealFood campaign! Ride4RealFood is about raising money for better food security in the city. Raised funds will contribute to WEFC and PARC’s Co-op Cred program, a program that makes healthy foods more accessible to low-income people. This year the Ride4RealFood is on September 14 Sunday. Save the date! Starting … Read More

Community Freezer + Meat Bulk Purchasing

Parkdale People's EconomyCommunity Food Flow

Food Flow is exploring an urban community freezer for meat. The project would provide the infrastructure to pool the resources of local social service agencies for bulk purchases of meat at volume discounts. The meat would be kept in freezer storage at a distributor or a large agency until delivery or access by the member agencies. As a part of … Read More