From Our Farms to Your Tables

From Our Farms to Your Tables Did you know that the United Nations General Assembly designated 2021 the International Year of Fruits and Vegetables? The intentions of this declaration were manifold but ultimately are an effort to raise awareness around building sustainability for the agricultural sector, reduce food waste and improve food security.  Given the…

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Passing the Baton (Jam Jar) at Southridge Jam

Passing the Baton (Jam Jar) at Southridge Jam There have been so many changes at Southridge Jam over the last year, including with our program director role. Brendon Nicholson, our patient, dedicated, funny, baseball loving former program director had been in the role for almost the entire time that Southridge Jam has been around. Brendon…

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A Season of Renewal

A Season of Renewal In the days leading up to Phase 1 of Ontario’s reopening last week,  there was a buzz of energy across businesses that have been impacted over the last couple of months. It was as if a spark had been ignited and we could finally allow ourselves to make plans with a…

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The Value of One, The Power of Many

The Value of One, The Power of Many This week (April 18-24) is Volunteer Appreciation week in Canada and as a social enterprise, that is predominantly staffed by volunteers, it would be a missed opportunity if we didn’t take a moment to celebrate all the volunteers who have helped us in various ways over the…

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