Congratulations to the West End Food Co-op!

Posted on September 7, 2011

We’ve learned some wonderful news that the West End Food Co-op has been awarded a grant from Live Green Toronto Capital Projects Fund!

“The West End Food Co-operative (WEFC) is an incorporated multi-stakeholder co-operative – with consumer, employee, and producer/supplier members – committed to the development of community food culture in Toronto’s West End. WEFC acts as a catalyst for local food security by coordinating community driven food initiatives, such as the Sorauren Farmers’ Market and the future development of a small format (under 10,000 ft2) full service grocery store that features local, organic and fair trade products. The co-op focuses on creating local food security while providing employment with a liveable wage model.”

“Live Green Toronto Funds are designed to help residents in your community take collective action on projects which help clean our air, ensure a sustainable energy future, and reduce the emissions which contribute to climate change, in support of Toronto’s goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 80 per cent by 2050.”

For more information visit:

http://westendfood.coop/

and

http://www.toronto.ca/livegreen/index.htm

2nd Community Meeting For Proposed Habitat For Humanity Development At 96 Ritchie Ave.

Posted on September 7, 2011

Habitat for Humanity will be holding a 2nd Community Meeting for the proposed development at 96 Ritchie Ave.  The meeting will be held on September 12th from 7:30-8:30 pm at High Park Baptist Church (9 Hewitt Avenue).

This is a great chance to provide input and learn more about the project.

For more details see: 2nd HfH public meeting

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