Growing Chefs! Ontario: Growing Vegetables for Healthy Children and Futures

Growing Vegetables for Healthy Children and Futures

There are incredible examples of innovative collaborations where funders and community groups team up to start larger and longer-term projects that tackle difficult and complex issues. They need more support!

Posted on: Apr 19, 2023

As featured in the National Observer. 

There are many serious issues facing our communities that are years, if not decades, in the making. From poverty and homelessness to food insecurity and low food literacy, the list can feel endless.

There are also many community organizations working on the front lines to address these issues. Their work is inspiring, infectious and innovative. Yet, despite all the dedicated efforts of these front-line groups, most of these problems don’t seem to be improving and, in many cases, are getting worse.

It begs the question: Why?”

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