12 POD SITES:
11 organizational and 1 residential pod site providers in 2017. 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.
OVER 230KG HARVESTED:
237kg of harvest between the 12 sites producing various fruits and vegetables.
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 employment of an Operations Coordinator and Education Coordinator.