Books our Good Food Team are Talking About

We wanted to share a few resources our Good Food team have read, and are talking about in our community! The two books below are some of our Good Food System Initiatives go-to resources when talking about how we can move forward from a charity mindset, transforming how we think about food pantries in our community.  The Stop: How the Fight for Good Food Transformed a Community and Inspired a Movement by Nick Saul and Andrea Curtis. If you know our Good Food Team, you know they love the work of the Community Food Centres Canada. This books shares their […]

Deep Dive: Housing Resources

This month we’re recommending two books that get at root causes of our current housing crisis.  Evicted by Matthew Desmond follows eight families as they work to keep housing. “Evicted transforms our understanding of poverty and economic exploitation while providing fresh ideas for solving one of 21st century America’s mose devastating problems. Its unforgettable scenes of hope and loss reminds us of the centrality of home, without which nothing else is possible.” –   The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America by Richard Rothstein shows that housing and neighborhood segregation was not an accident. It is a result […]