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of our Practical Environmentalism: Energy Conservation for Low-Income Populations project

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In this issue..

West End Food Coop Opens

 

by Francella Fiallos

 

Six years of preparation, $1.6 million in costs, and over 60 volunteers have led to the launch of the West End Well, a new food cooperative in Ottawa's Hintonburg neighbourhood.

Part grocery, cafe, meeting space, lending library, and theatre, the West End Well hopes to become a new hub for social justice and sustainability advocates in the city. The coop opened its doors in late July. Around 235 people have already joined the coop.

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