CICS Executive Director Alfred Lam and Director of Community Services, Facilities and Operations Brian Joyce have been featured in a recent article by Toronto.com. The feature centres on CICS' innovative collaboration with Humber College, the indoor vertical farm called the Food Hub. By employing various cultivation techniques, including hydroponics, aquaponics and soil-based growing, this project addresses food insecurity and strengthens community connections. It showcases the potential to reduce food bank reliance and foster sustainable food security.
Read the full article below:
'Beginning of a movement': Scarborough agency out to prove that indoor farming can help reduce food bank use (Toronto.com, October 16, 2023)