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Join the Davenport Community Coalition

The Stop’s Davenport West community is changing at a rapid pace. Thousands of new units are being built. Rents are skyrocketing. Long-time businesses are closing. As an organization that holds space for those living in poverty, we feel a strong responsibility to enlist residents both new and old in protecting our most vulnerable neighbours. In […]

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Winter Sagra at the Green Barn

There may be snow on the ground, but there’s still plenty of Ontario produce to enjoy! To share it all, on Sunday, January 26, local chefs and vendors from The Stop’s Farmers’ Market are throwing a Winter Sagra. What’s a sagra? According to The Guardian, they’re Italy’s best-kept food secret. A sagra is a “festival […]

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Food of the Month: Turnip and Rutabagas

Every month, The Stop highlights a nutritious, in-season food. For January, you’ll find turnips and rutabaga in our Food Bank hampers, at our hands-on food demos, and in every lunch served at our Drop-in meal programs. Turnip and Rutabaga A rutabaga was called a Swede or yellow turnip, until 1967 when its name was changed to avoid confusion with the turnip. Rutabagas are […]

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