Episode six features a conversation with Andrea Charest, Executive Director of It Takes a Village in Listowel, Ontario. It Takes a Village is a people-oriented, money-free, shop and social initiative offering community members support with food security, access to resources, and assistance navigating systems such as court appointments, housing, and government support with a focus on being a welcoming and inclusive place to belong.
Category: Food Security
Is there a message in the method of the madness that is Bonez Poley?
She might seem like just another comedian who has found her way to Toronto, but as her website boasts, Bonez Poley is a multidisciplinary artist, an activist, and a seasoned adventurer who leads a colourful life.
She spoke to Woodstein Media about everything from her wild antics on and off stage fronting thrash bands to her self-deprecating humour. She offered a lot of discerning opinions in between.
Harvest of Hope Garden offers positive education opportunities in Listowel
The Salvation Army’s Harvest of Hope Garden will allow people to learn some basic gardening skills this spring. Upcoming free courses are no-till, also known as lasagna gardening on May 9, planting on May 30 and bucket or container gardening on June 13.
Meet Perth-Wellington candidate for the Green Party of Ontario, Laura Bisutti
The campaign has kicked off for the 2022 provincial elections in Ontario, and Woodstein Media is speaking with candidates in its home riding of Perth-Wellington. This time, Green Party of Ontario (GPO) candidate Laura Bisutti answers the questions.
Richardson concerned providing local produce at cost will affect people “genuinely trying to make a profit”
North Perth council approved a bi-weekly market to help address food security issues and allow Listowel residents to purchase produce sourced from local farms at cost or slightly more on April 11. However, not all councillors were on board with the decision.
When nothing seems affordable, this $1.22 batch of bread rises to challenge the cost of living
All we seem to hear right now is that the cost of living is rising out of control. Inflation is killing us. The gas price is hitting heights we’ve never had to deal with before.
This recipe may not chop down the inflated cost of housing, but we all must eat. Here’s how we get a batch of three delicious loaves of sourdough bread at the Wood-stein.ca headquarters for about $1.22.
It Takes A Village struggles to keep the pantry stocked as the cost of food increases
Recent increases in living costs have left It Takes a Village with less stock on its food bank pantry shelves. Donations are welcomed.