Feed It Forward Needs YOUR Help!

By: Mary Jo Vradis

Feed It Forward Needs YOUR Help!

Tags: Volunteer, Food Rescue Hero, Feed It Forward

Join us at the farm every Sunday 10am to 2pm, great experience for the family, show the next generation the full process of planting, growing and harvesting the food that they eat. There's definitely an appreciation for your food once you've gotten your hands dirty growing it. It's an extremely rewarding experience in every way. We need volunteers, please join us in our effort to elimi...Read More

Camp Strive at Geneva Park Summer 2018!

By: Mary Jo Vradis

Camp Strive at Geneva Park Summer 2018!

Tags: Camp Strive, Variety Village, Geneva Park, All Abilities

  This summer I had the pleasure of returning to Camp Strive Learning Centre, at YMCA Geneva Park, for our third consecutive year. I can't say enough about @strive4kids and the Founder Tunde Oroveczne. She is unwavering in not only advocacy for these kids to have the right to be included, but she won't put up with any self-pity bullshit. It's this quality in particular which I ho...Read More

Pay What You Can Grocery Store is Up and Running!

By: Mary Jo Vradis

Pay What You Can Grocery Store is Up and Running!

Tags: Feed It Forward, Pay What You Can, Chef Jagger Gordon

Very Proud of Jagger S Gordon and the feed it forward team. It's been challenging to say the least but so so rewarding to see how many people we've reached and where it's now going. The future is bright and people are paying attention ?? visit www.feeditforward.ca for more information on how you can donate or volunteer. Also be sure to visit the first pay ...Read More

Climbing Mount Yamnuska!

By: Mary Jo Vradis

Climbing Mount Yamnuska!

Tags: Mount Yamnuska, Alberta, Mountain Climbing, Adventure

  Standing at nearly a 2.5-kilometre elevation, Yamnuska's impressive rock face is hard to miss on a drive from Calgary west towards Banff.  This past week I had the opportunity and conquered the intimidating summit of Yamnuska.                                        &n...Read More

DanceAble 2018!

By: Mary Jo Vradis

DanceAble 2018!

Tags: DanceAble, Cabana Pool Bar, Summer 2018, Toronto

This past Tuesday, Variety Village hosted their 2nd Annual all inclusive FREE dance party, DanceAble! The event is located at Cabana Pool Bar and incorporates and evening of music, refreshments, inclusive dancing, entertainment and pizza provided by Pizza Nova! DanceAble is to celebrate those in the disabled community and is about bringing families, business, and the greater local community togeth...Read More

Alexander Cuts Ribbon for CN Tower Unveil of New Accessible Upgrades

By: Mary Jo Vradis

Alexander Cuts Ribbon for CN Tower Unveil of New Accessible Upgrades

Tags: CN Tower, Accessibility, Toronto

  On Tuesday, June 26th, the CN Tower celebrated its 42nd anniversary with the grand unveiling of its completed $16 million renovation. The newly revised layout allows a captivating 360-degree view of the city through floor-to-ceiling windows wrapping the entire observation deck. The new windows, starting from 8 cm off the floor, allow persons with mobility challenge...Read More

Alexander Makes the Face of New Track 3 Campaign

By: Mary Jo Vradis

Alexander Makes the Face of New Track 3 Campaign

Tags: Track 3, Skiing, Accessibility, Ability Expo

Alexander made the new campaign for Track 3 featured at this weekend's Ability Expo. Track 3 is a volunteer non-profit charitable organization that teaches children and youth with disabilities to downhill ski and snowboard.  Thank you Track 3 for making skiing and snowboarding accessible to people of all abilities, we are so grateful to be apart of this amazing program....Read More

Successful Grand Opening for First 'Pay What You Can Grocery Store'

By: Mary Jo Vradis

Successful Grand Opening for First 'Pay What You Can Grocery Store'

Tags: Feed It Forward, Pay What You Can, Grocery, Charity, Community

The world's first pay-what-you-can grocery store, bakery, and coffee shop opened its doors this past weekend with a marvellous turnout. This unique grocery store is one more of Chef Jagger Gordon's, founder and operator of Feed It Forward, initiatives in helping those with food insecurities.   In its aim to be a waste-free, environmentally friendly facility, the store is initiat...Read More

Ontario's First 'Pay What You Can Grocery Store' Set to Open its Doors June 16th

By: Mary Jo Vradis

Ontario's First 'Pay What You Can Grocery Store' Set to Open its Doors June 16th

Tags: Feed It Forward, Pay What You Can, Chef Jagger Gordon

On June 16th, 2018, Feed It Forward will be opening the first pay what you can grocery not only in Canada but in the World! The Feed It Forward Pay What You Can Grocery Store, Bakery and Coffee Shop will be located at 3324 Dundas St. West (The Junction) in Toronto.  This one of a kind, pay what you can grocery store will be fully stocked and aside from a bakery and coffee shop, there wi...Read More

Feed It Forward Appearance at Second Annual Toronto Doughnut Festival

By: Mary Jo Vradis

Feed It Forward Appearance at Second Annual Toronto Doughnut Festival

Tags: Toronto, Doughnut Festival, Feed It Forward, Fundraiser

Five-hundred Torontonians were at the Dufferin Mall this past Sunday for the second-annual Toronto Doughnut Festival. This year, there were a dozen different doughnuts to try, including Feed It Forward's very own creation. Chef Jagger Gordon put together an incredibly unique grilled cheese sandwich doughnut topped with tomato-basil icing and stuffed with both American and Swiss cheese.&n...Read More