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Healthy food for the hungry: Toronto gets its first vegetarian food bank

February 21, 2015

It’s easy to assume there are plenty of vegetarian and vegan options at local food banks: white pasta, peanut butter and canned beans are popular donation items.

But Matthew Noble, a vegan, wanted to make sure the city’s needy had access to healthier meat-free options — especially fresh fruits and vegetables.

Noble, 32, who does custom millwork for a living, and other volunteers recently launched the monthly pop-up Toronto Vegetarian Food Bank, based out of Yonge Street Mission, intent on providing fresh food to those who can’t afford it.

Read more at https://ca.news.yahoo.com/blogs/good-news/healthy-food-for-the-hungry–toronto-gets-its-first-vegetarian-food-bank-184316353.html#more-id

YouTube video Toronto Vegetarian Food Bank

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