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Our final day with Grow Dat!

On Friday in New Orleans, our ucalgarycares team was faced with physical challenges and introduced to new cultural aspects of the city. We travelled to Grow Dat for the second time this week, bright and early in the morning. When … Continue reading

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We CAN Make a Difference

Today we added two more pieces to our conception of the food justice puzzle.  We learned about how hunger is addressed through charity and we explored the issues with our current industrialized agricultural system; two issues that can be remedied … Continue reading

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A Lesson in Food

This week, the group worked together on a Food Scan activity that looked into relative cost and accessibility of fresh produce in grocery stores and food retailers spanning over various communities within the city. Working in small groups we created … Continue reading

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Can we do Justice through Food?

The Food & Justice team visited Our School at Blair Grocery (OSBG) today and met Nat, justice-minded and enthusiastic urban farmer. He eagerly listened to each team member’s interests and goals, and he shared examples of related urban farming and … Continue reading

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