The Stop: How The Fight For Good Food Transformed A Community And Inspired A Movement

March 4, 2014|
The Stop: How The Fight For Good Food Transformed A Community And Inspired A Movement by Nick Saul
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The #1 national bestseller and inspiring story of how one young man took the reins of a dilapidated inner-city food bank and opened up the good-food revolution to everyone.

In 1998, when community worker Nick Saul became executive director of The Stop, it was like thousands of other food banks, offering canned handouts in a cramped, dreary, makeshift space. Today, it is a thriving, internationally respected "community food centre" with gardens, kitchens, a greenhouse, farmers'' markets and a mission to revolutionize our food system.

In telling the remarkable story of The Stop''s transformation, Saul argues that we need a new politics of food, in which everyone has a dignified, healthy place at the table. The Stop is a fresh and timely story about overcoming obstacles, challenging sacred cows and creating lasting change.
NICK SAUL was executive director of The Stop Community Food Centre in Toronto from 1998 to 2012 and is a recipient of the prestigious Jane Jacobs Prize and the Queen’s Jubilee Medal. He is now president and CEO of Community Food Centres Canada, an organization that will bring the innovations of The Stop to communities across Cana...
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Title:The Stop: How The Fight For Good Food Transformed A Community And Inspired A Movement
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:320 pages, 9.02 X 5.92 X 0.82 in
Shipping dimensions:320 pages, 9.02 X 5.92 X 0.82 in
Published:March 4, 2014
Publisher:Random House of Canada
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780307360793

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