Deputy Mayor of Mulmur Heather Hayes sees issues first hand in her work as a Dufferin Child and Family Service Coordinator.
“We expect the most resourcefulness from people who typically have the least resources. I’m referring to who can make canned beans into a meal a family will eat without a pantry of spices and condiments to make them taste good, the implements to prepare them (from knives, to frying pans to casserole dishes to freezers to store extras) and the skills to make them into meals.”
“Within my circle of friends, coworkers and family, few people have the skills to do what we ask of clients of the food bank to do monthly.”
Link to Shelburne Free Press – Put Food in the Budget Challenge