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What's so special about community gardens? Plenty!

What's so special about community gardens? Plenty!
Why focus on community gardens? The most obvious benefit is that they supply fresh local produce, which helps families enjoy nutritious food while saving money on groceries. Read more about this post

Food Banks Canada – Working to Fill the Gaps in Social Research and Advocacy

Food Banks Canada – Working to Fill the Gaps in Social Research and Advocacy
Starting in the late 1990s, many Canadian organizations that were home to important social policy research faced wide and deep cuts in government funding.The closing of these and other non-partisan groups has left a huge gap in research and analysis of the links between poverty, food security, health and well-being. Along with other notable organizations, Food Banks Canada is working to fill that gap. Read more about this post

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Hunger Facts

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of food distributed by Canadian food banks is fresh (eg. milk, eggs, fresh or frozen fruits and vegetables, bread)