Friday, August 12, 2022

Local Food

An amazing new community-driven initiative has popped up in Meaford in the form of a beautifully painted community garden fridge. With the rising costs of food, along with everything else these days, fresh food is unfortunately becoming a luxury instead of a necessity to many. The Community Gardens Network running under The Sustainability Project Inc. wanted to bridge the gap between reducing food waste and offering a 'no questions asked' accessible food source for all. “Our goal is to share the...
On Saturday, December 4, the Meaford Farmers' Market hosted their annual Christmas Market at the Meaford & St. Vincent Community Centre. A second Christmas Market is scheduled for December 18.

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