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W2TV: Right to Food Murals Launch

Recorded May 19, 2011 at SOLEfood Urban Farm located at northwest corner of East Hastings and Hawkes in Vancouver BC, Canada.

The Downtown Eastside (DTES) Right to Food philosophy upholds the Human Right of Downtown Eastside residents to abundant, local, fresh and nutritious food that is available across the neighbourhood and delivered in a dignified manner. That's why we serve fresh, nutritious, local produce in our programming centre.

The Food Murals were created during the HomeGround festival at Oppenheimer Park this year. Each mural represents a Food Solution developed by the DTES Kitchen Table Project, a Community Led Food Action Plan to bring more healthy and tasty food to Downtown Eastside residents.

DTES Kitchen Tables 7 Food Solutions

1. Standards = fresh protein, fruit & vegetables

2. Creative Recipes = quality, tasty and nutritious meals

3. Collective buying from local farmers

4. Jobs for our neighbours

5. Dignifying Food = more food at more places with no lineups

6. Partnerships with creative chefs

7. Greening DTES Kitchens

The DTES Neighbourhood House acknowledges and honours the fact that our community lies within the traditional territory of the Coast Salish people.

The video:
Music from Fur Elise by L. van Beethoven and Melody by R. Schumann.
Shot on Zoom Q3 and edited by Sid Tan with AVS Editor on HP Pavilion dv6622 also used to upload.

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Comment by carolyn wong on May 28, 2011 at 12:05pm
i love to see that this happening in the dtes community!
Comment by April on May 22, 2011 at 2:39am
Amazing work! :)

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