E67: Talking Toronto Food Justice (w/ Vanessa Ling Yu, Paul Taylor & Hywel Tuscano)
42:11 | Feb 6th, 2019
epekilis recommended:Feb 5th
I just discussed this episode with my 16 year old person of colour daughter. It sparked a fascinating discussion that was SO completely, totally not what I was expecting. She has applied to volunteer at the food bank this summer and had a very strong reaction to the analysis of food banks as solut...Show More
@epekilis This episode was SO GOOD! I'm floored that your daughter had those thought-provoking things to say at such a young age. You must be so proud. I agree - there is room for a variety of perspectives and approaches when it comes to food banks and the ultimate goal: helping people get access to...Show More
@aliceko Yeah she is one smart kid who is deceptively quiet most of the time. There is a LOT going on under that surface, and her BS meter is always ticking. I suspect most young people are thinking very profound things, but nobody expects them to so nobody asks them, or they may struggle with how...Show More
mm recommended:Apr 5th, 2019
I thought about @yskevinhuang when I was listening to this episode. Good points about how per diems for govt workers are $75 per day but people on welfare have only $7 for food left on their welfare cheques per month.