Farmers and Torontonians Call on City to Buy Local Food
Children from local day cares deliver apples in wagons to Councillors’ Offices.
WHEN: Monday, October 20, 2008, 10:00 AM
WHERE: Right Behind City Hall at Elizabeth Street and Hagerman.
- 10 AM: Media conference: Jamie Kirkpatrick, Toronto Environmental Alliance introduces Charles Stevens (Wilmot Orchards), who donated the apples. Jamie explains how apples represent Torontonians petition for City to pass a local sustainable food procurement policy.
10:15 AM: Children (and their parents) from local day cares deliver apples in wagons to Councillors’ Offices.
- 2,000 apples in about 30 bushels