The People’s Potato, ConU

The People’s Potato is a student initiated grassroots project, and a vegan kitchen at Montreal’s Concordia University, Sir George Williams Building.  It serves “free” food to about 400 students daily and relies heavily on volunteers labor and every body’s’ good will.♥

The project was started in 1999 by a group of students dedicated to social and environmental justice and conscious of student poverty. Fifteen years into its inception, the kitchen is now operating during the fall and winter semesters all the day of the week, offering students and community members meals by donation; the project and the food is funded be a levy in (undergrad) student registration fees.

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