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Growing Food – A Platform for Social Reform

Touch the Soil News #1084 (Feature photo – Elevated Eats – courtesy of Frankie Flowers) Wall Street embraces the food chain as an opportunity for big investments both in stocks and loans. Monetizing of the food chain does have side-effects. It is popularly argued that Wall Street has produced an industrial food chain where the principles of health, affordability and well-being are too often compromised for the sake of financial extraction. But, the arena of food – particularly local food – has taken on aspects of social reform and even volunteerism. In the mega-city of Toronto, Canada, a small enterprise has taken root to bring education about growing food to…

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