How a fly-in community gets fresh food–without breaking the bank
My story about the Fort Albany First Nation’s creative thinking and teamwork with the True-North Community Cooperative and FoodShare in Toronto that lead to fresh fruits and vegetables sold in town at an affordable price.
“At the Northern Store in Fort Albany First Nation, a fly-in community on James Bay, a bag of spinach can cost $7.50 and a bag of apples can reach $13. The price of food garners so much attention that it can even start rumours, said Gigi Veeraraghavan, a community worker at Peetabeck Health Services.”
Read the rest here.