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Alisa Smith and J. B. MacKinnon, authors of 2007's groundbreaking book, The 100 Mile Diet - A Year of Local Eating, joined us on Monday to discuss their One Big Idea: Free food!

Ms. Smith and Mr. MacKinnon believe there could be an edible bounty within Vancouver’s cityscape if we would just start thinking a little outside the box.

What about fruit trees grown for anyone to harvest and mandated garden space in new condos?

Provide the opportunity for those on low incomes to gather their food from the living world - instead of being forced to rely on sodium-laced cans in a food bank?

What do you think? A feast for the soul, or pie in the sky?

Read the earlier discussion

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