2017 HIGHLIGHTS 

12 POD SITES:

11 organizational and 1 residential pod site providers in 2017. 

  • St. Leo Catholic School

  • Lakeshore Environmental Gardening Society at the Daily Bread Food Bank

  • LAMP Community Health Centre

  • Barsa Kelly Cari-Can Cooperative

  • Humber College - Lakeshore Campus

  • Heaven on the Queensway

  • LUSH Fresh Handmade Cosmetics

  • Marguerite Butt Early Learning and Childcare Centre

  • Lakeshore Lodge Longterm Care

  • Toronto Public Library - Long Branch

  • Thomas Berry Early Learning and Childcare Centre

OVER 230KG HARVESTED:

237kg of harvest between the 12 sites producing various fruits and vegetables. All sites donated 100% produce back into the community of South Etobicoke through the Daily Bread Food Bank and LAMP CHC's Good Food Market.

INCREASED ACCESS TO KNOWLEDGE:

11 educational community workshops conducted between May – September 2017. Workshop topics included meditation and planting, cooking with strawberries, and an apple picking trip.

MORE ACTIVE AND ENGAGED COMMUNITY:

More than 100 local residents, community organizations, non-profits, educational and financial institutions supported the project.

SEASONAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES:

Opportunities created for an Operations Coordinator and Education Coordinator.