Urban Pantry is a community food program of the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA).
Their mission is “to strengthen the community of Barrie by fostering a connection between its citizens and their environment, through supporting the increase and diversification of a sustainable local food system.”
Urban Pantry currently achieves their impact with 11 community gardens, community cooking classes and the Barrie Good Food Box, which includes a Pay-It-Forward food box program providing fresh fruits and vegetables to people who need it.
The OtherHalf is assisting Urban Pantry in developing a vision and strategic plan, complemented by a business plan and fundraising feasibility study.
Location: Barrie, Ontario