Healthy, fresh, affordable food is available for everyone in Grey Bruce through the non-profit Good Food Box program. You can purchase a large box of fresh seasonal fruits and vegetables at a budget friendly price, $15! The fruits and vegetables are purchased in bulk by a wholesaler. The more people that join, the cheaper the produce becomes to purchase. Learn about subsidy options and how to apply for the program at Good Food Box.
Eating healthy food can be a challenge when you have a tight budget. Leanne Brown has created a recipe book called Eat Well on $4 a day, Good and Cheap. The book is full of creative recipes made from healthy and affordable ingredients. Take a look at this fantastic cook book! It is available free as a PDF at Good and Cheap or a print copy can be purchased through the author’s website Leanne Brown.
Launch Pad, YATC is a skills building centre developed for youth aged 12-18 in Hanover. The program offers both drop-in and organized recreational opportunities for teens. YATC is open Tuesday to Fridays from 3:30 to 8:00 pm and is located at 612 10th Street, Hanover. The centre offers a setting for youth to build leadership, arts, recreation and technology skills and to contribute to ongoing community building projects. To learn more, visit Youth Activity & Technology Centre. Continue reading
Youth Job Connection
Youth Job connection is a program created by Employment Ontario that provides paid pre-employment training and valuable work experience to youth aged 15-29. Youth not currently participating in education, employment or training may be eligible for this program. Individual guidance, mentorship and career coaching are offered to youth that join the program. Financial incentives are available for employers wishing to employ and support youth from the community.For more information about this employment program contact VPI Inc in Bruce County and YMCA Employment in Grey County.