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Missing Coffee, Missing Friends*

*Some days I wasn’t sure what I was missing most. I’m writing this post late Friday night. My participation in the Winnipeg Harvest Poverty Pledge is coming to an end. I had expected this to be relatively easy. After all, in 2008 I had lived off of $20 a week for food during Lent. That…

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Food Community

Birthday Brunch, Bell Tower Cafe

Due to Google space restrictions I left the word community out of the title for this post. While it’s not in the title, community is at the very heart of the Bell Tower Community Cafe. Today marked the cafe’s first birthday. Like any good birthday, this one was celebrated with a party. A brunch party…

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Common Eating Community Food

Bell Tower Community Cafe

It’s a typical scene that you see at many food banks. People come in the door, line-up and wait as they proceed along to the table, where they register to receive a food hamper. However, it’s what happens after they’ve registered that make this food bank a little different. This food bank is the Bell…