More than good food

The Local Community Food Centre in Stratford, Ontario, Canada, empowers those with barriers to accessing and benefiting from good healthy food by offering opportunities to cook, grow, share, and advocate for good food for everyone in our community. Our programs include three weekly community meals; daily cooking classes to teach people food skills to cook healthy, delicious meals even on a restricted budget; community garden and greenhouse programs; a low-cost community access market where people can purchase local, fresh, healthy food at affordable wholesale prices; and a social justice club and peer advocacy program where community members experiencing poverty can work together to target the root causes of food insecurity.

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of program participants surveyed said community connection is the most important difference The Local makes.
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said they feel like they are part of a community at The Local
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have become more involved in their community because of something they learned here

upcoming events

Eat Think Vote All-Candidates Debate

September 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Bluegrass Brunch

September 29 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Hunters Banquet 2019

November 22 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

CHANGE A LIFE TODAY

An important portion of The Local is funded by members of our community just like you! Even a small monthly contribution in dollars or hours can make a big difference in the lives of our fellow neighbours living with food insecurity.

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