Retiring head of Barrie food bank reflects on challenges of pandemic, jump in demand
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by Sawyer Bogdan
3d ago
After seeing the agency through a global pandemic and an unprecedented jump in demand, the head of Barrie’s Food Bank is retiring ..read more
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Regina Food Bank, Farm Credit Canada partner in indoor agriculture to fight hunger
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by Jeanelle Mandes
2w ago
In an effort to combat food insecurity, the Regina Food Bank and Farm Credit Canada introduces an initiative aims to secure and distribute food with indoor agriculture ..read more
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Food insecurity climbs for Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland, Haliburton counties: report
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by Greg Davis
2w ago
Thee Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit report examines food insecurity within its jurisdiction, noting many are struggling to pay for basic necessities ..read more
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May long weekend marks unofficial start of gardening season
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by Jeanelle Mandes
3w ago
During a time of inflationary food prices, many people are turning to producing their own food. Many mark May long weekend as the official start of gardening season ..read more
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Crossfield woman launches ‘awesome’ effort to feed the struggling in her small town
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by Gil Tucker
3w ago
Stacked Bistro and Bakery owner Debbie Stiles knows firsthand how hard it is when you don’t have enough money for groceries, so she's launched a community food bin in Crossfield ..read more
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N.B. community food hub aims for zero waste in their fight against food insecurity
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by Shelley Steeves
1M ago
A New Brunswick community group that feeds people in need aims to have zero food waste ..read more
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8.7M Canadians reported food insecurity in 2022 as median incomes fell
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by Uday Rana
1M ago
A report released on Friday has found the median after-tax income of Canadian families and unattached individuals was $70,500 in 2022, a decrease from $73,000 in 2021 ..read more
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Food insecurity a growing problem in Montreal’s West Island
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by Phil Carpenter
2M ago
The increase in the number of clients is why the mission is moving at the beginning of June to 72D Brunswick Boulevard in Dollard-des-Ormeaux, to a space twice the current size ..read more
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‘All Essentials Saturday’ hopes to restock shelves at Durham Region food banks
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by Lexy Benedict
2M ago
As rent and food prices continue to rise and donations continue to dwindle, this weekend's first 'All Essentials Saturday' food drive hopes to fill shelves across the region ..read more
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Barrie Food Bank struggling to meet high demand
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by Sawyer Bogdan
2M ago
The Barrie Food Bank is asking for more support as it struggles to keep up with the demand for its services during its spring food drive ..read more
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