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December 1, 2021

BEING HUNGRY SUCKS 2021

WE ALL KNOW HOW MUCH BEING HUNGRY SUCKS! When we’re hungry, it’s hard to focus on anything else. When we’re hungry, it’s hard to function day-to-day. Our neighbours throughout Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside with little or no access to food and resources, are often left to find themselves back from extreme circumstances, hungry. “Being Hungry Sucks” is […]

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September 20, 2021

Food Recovery Coordinator

THE WORK Chef Martin is A Better Life Foundation’s Food Recovery Coordinator. Each day, his job is as creative as it is impactful. Heading the Waste Not Want Not program, he maximizes the use of unsellable, yet perfectly edible food items recovered from a roster of local grocery stores. He works to weigh, catalog, strategize, […]

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September 14, 2021

From Plenty of Plates

MEETING OVER A MEAL That first night at Plenty of Plates, it was an Italian chicken cacciatore. There were lots of well-sliced mushrooms and it even had polenta in it. I remember telling the Chef compliments on a very nice meal. As I walked in, the host was standing to my right and my eyes […]

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