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"News in Brief" for September 24, 2014

How an oven changed the fate of a neglected Toronto park
City Lab

Residents of the Thorncliffe Park neighborhood worked with the city to install a new bread-baking oven in their local park. It's the first public tandoor oven in North America. The Toronto Food Policy Council, an arm of the city's health department that promotes local foods, urban agriculture, and nutrition, helped the Thorncliffe Park Women's Committee (TPWC) get the oven approved.

The Stop puts the spotlight on food and policy
Inside Toronto

The Stop Community Food Centre, in collaboration with the Davenport Perth Neighbourhood and Community Health Centre, is hosting its inaugural ‘At the Table for Davenport.’ The Stop is also working in partnership with the Toronto Food Policy Council (TFPC), established in 1991 as a subcommittee of the Board of Health to advise the City of Toronto on food policy issues.

Manitoba kicks off healthy foods fundraiser
My Steinbach

This year marks the fifth anniversary of the Farm 2 School Manitoba Healthy Choice Fundraiser. This program distributes local Manitoba vegetables to communities’ province-wide. The collaboration of the Manitoba government, the Manitoba Association of Home Economists (MAHE), Peak of the Market and Buy Manitoba gives schools and daycares the opportunity to raise funds by selling bundles of locally grown produce.

5 recipes to save you money and cut down on waste
Sudbury Star

Moulinex, that name in household appliances, teamed up with Canadian registered dietitian Abbey Sharp who created a series of recipes that will not only save you money, but save you from throwing out good food, too.

Coke, Pepsi, Dr Pepper pledge to reduce calories
The Globe

Coke, Pepsi and Dr Pepper said Tuesday that they’ll work to reduce the calories Americans get from beverages by 20 per cent over the next decade. Includes commentary from the American Beverage Association and the Center for Science in the Public Interest.