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Description - The Stop by Nick Saul

FAMOUS CHEFS AND ACTIVISTS ARE ADAMANT SUPPORTERS- British super-chef Jamie Oliver wrote on Twitter that he'd travelled all over the world and never seen anything like The Stop; New York Times columnist Mark Bittman says The Stop is ""pointing the way to the future of good food,"" and Raj Patel said he was ""blown away"" The Stop's model of an NGO. B>TIMELY ISSUE- 1 in 6 Americans do not know where their next meal is coming from, including 16.7 million children under 18. People who are food insecure are twice as likely to be diagnosed with diabetes, and many struggle with obesity. B>PROACTIVE APPROACH- THE STOP is not about villainizing food banks, it's a way to channel the compassion and care of the food bank response into a progressive project. """The Stop is an inspiring true story about how a low-income neighbourhood used good food to take charge of its community--it's a great lesson for all of us.""--Jamie Oliver

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781612193496
ISBN-10: 1612193498
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 135mm x mm)
Pages: 300
Imprint: Melville House Publishing
Publisher: Melville House Publishing
Publish Date: 24-Sep-2013
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Nick Saul

NICK SAUL was executive director of The Stop Community Food Centre n Toronto from 1998 to 2012 and is a recipient of the prestigious Jane Jacobs Prize nd the Queen's Jubilee Medal. He is now president and CEO of Community Food entres Canada, a non-profit organization that will bring the innovations of The Stop o communities across Canada. www.cfccanada.ca ANDREA CURTIS is an ward-winning writer and editor. Her family memoir, Into the Blue- Family Secrets and he Search for a Great Lakes Shipwreck, won the Edna Staebler Award for Creative on-Fiction. Curtis's first children's book is What's for Lunch? How Schoolchildren Eat round the World. www.andreacurtis.ca SAUL and CURTIS are married and live with heir two boys in Toronto.