2018 HIGHLIGHTS 

14 POD SITES:

14 pod site providers in 2018 - an increase of 17% from 2017. 

  • Birds and Beans Cafe

  • Norris Crescent Cooperative

  • St. Leo Catholic School

  • Lakeshore Environmental Gardening Gardening Society at the Daily Bread Food Bank

  • LAMP Community Health Centre

  • Barsa Kelly Cari-Can Cooperative

  • Lakeshore Collegiate Institute

  • Humber College - Lakeshore Campus

  • The Holy Trinity Catholic School

  • Father John Redmond Catholic School

  • Marguerite Butt Early Learning and Childcare Centre

  • Lakeshore Lodge Longterm Care Home

  • Toronto Public Library - Long Branch

  • Thomas Berry Early Learning and Childcare Centre

OVER 200KG HARVESTED:

205kg of harvest between the 14 sites producing various fruits and vegetables. All produce was donated back into the community of South Etobicoke through the Daily Bread Food Bank and LAMP CHC's Good Food Market.

MORE WORKSHOP PARTICIPANTS:

28% increase in workshop participation with 129 workshop attendees over the course of 10 workshops between May – September 2018. Workshop topics included Family-friendly Cooking and Cooking with Strawberries

SEASONAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES:

3 seasonal employment opportunities created, including an Operations Coordinator, Educational Coordinator and a Supervisor position with the support of Canada Summer Jobs and Humber College.