Community meals

There is now a community dinner each week in Centre Wellington, and 2 community lunches each week. All are welcome. No charge. Excellent food, conversation, fun! _______________________ Each month: First Friday @ Knox Presbyterian (Church St in Elora and the roundabout) Second Thursday @ Centre Wellington District High School Second Friday @ Central Pentecostal Church…

Women’s Community Lunch

The Women’s Community Lunch program started with a $15,000 grant from the Women’s College Hospital Women’s XChange. We know that for people with low income, social isolation can be a serious issue. We also know that social isolation and loneliness contribute to poor health in many ways. For more information about the Women’s Community Lunch…

Food and Social Connectivity Report

The Centre Wellington Social Justice Group is developing a food & social connectivity strategy to reduce food insecurity and increase social cohesion in our community. The purpose of this strategy is increase the number of Centre Wellington residents who have physical and economic access to adequate amounts of nutritious, safe and culturally acceptable food in…

Food For Thought

The Centre Wellington Social Justice Group identified local food access and security as a priority area. We wanted to engage the local community in a conversation about food security, food access and local food, to identify: what is happening in the community, ways to build on the current successes, and how to remove barriers to…

Report on Household Food Insecurity

In a new report on household food insecurity, it is concluded that that despite Canada’s economic recovery, the number of Canadians struggling to put food on the table because of food insecurity is not abating. In fact, the problem appears to have persisted or grown in every province and territory. Four million Canadians, including 1.15…