Sorry for the late notice that Stephen Ritz will be speaking in Toronto tomorrow evening at 7:00 PM. Click the link below for details and registration.
Here is some additional information related to this event. There is a job posting by FoodShare Toronto. They are evidently planning to emulate the Green Bronx Machine in a big way. Later this year there will be 10 Toronto schools with 3 tower gardens each to pilot what they are calling the Good Food Machine program.
Field to Table Schools Educator (click the link and scroll down for the job description)
FoodShare Toronto is looking for an experienced, passionate, and creative educator with a strong understanding of the food system, including nutrition, cooking, gardening, composting and food justice. FoodShare’s Field to Table Schools program has been delivering food literacy education to students and teachers across Toronto for the past decade.
This year we are working with 10 schools to pilot the Good Food Machine – each school will receive 3 hydroponic tower gardens, a mobile teaching kitchen cart, and support from FoodShare Toronto staff to animate these resources and bring fun food literacy education alive in their classrooms. To drive and deliver produce on behalf of FoodShare Toronto with a specific focus on driving, setting-up, cleaning up and assisting with Grab Some Good Markets.