Rainbow Kitchen sows seeds of opportunity


Things are in bloom at the Rainbow Kitchen in Esquimalt – they’ve planted a community garden.

Michael Wallace was living on the streets of Victoria and had stopped in at a neighbourhood soup kitchen when he overheard volunteers talk about wanting to grow their own food to help feed patrons. “I said to myself, ‘Dear God, if I ever get a chance, I will help them,’ ” he recalled. “They were a lifeline, and I knew I’d want to give back some day.”

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Source: Times Colonist

Author: Sarah Petrescu

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