Some of the hungry people who depend on the Edmonton’s Food Bank are African migrants who drive fancy cars and live in nice houses. One of them is a friend of mine, who lost her job due to the pandemic and struggled to feed her three children. In some cases, she said to me, she had to choose between paying her mortgage and putting food on the table.
Whilst the idea of food insecurity to some in Edmonton may seem far fetched and complementary to some, food insecurity is a big deal in Edmonton today. Depending on who you talk to, you are either food secure or you are not. What is food insecurity? The definition of food security refers to the availability of food and […]