Ackee & Saltfish: The Jamaican dish that went where others feared20230201100033

Ackee & Saltfish: The Jamaican dish that went where others feared

Building RootsFebruary 1, 2023
If food tells the story of a culture, then the choice of ackee and saltfish as Jamaica’s national dish should speak volumes to the bravado, showiness ...
Community caring in Toronto’s east end20230127141944

Community caring in Toronto’s east end

Dustin SternJanuary 27, 2023
I was walking eastward on Dundas East near Parliament Street. A friendly man walking alongside me began making conversation. It came up that we both p...
Students bring hope for the future20230117091207

Students bring hope for the future

Dustin SternJanuary 17, 2023
Message from Dustin Stern, our Director of Creative Programming: “The students from YEA’s brainstorm today at Opera Makers on what they would ch...
We’re hiring: Director of Development & Communications20230111104158

We’re hiring: Director of Development & Communications

Kari KlassenJanuary 11, 2023
Job Posting: Director of Development & Communications Location: Remote with occasional on-site activities in east end Toronto Effective: ASAP Empl...
Building Roots Programming Highlight for 202220221222014818

Building Roots Programming Highlight for 2022

Dustin SternDecember 22, 2022
When Dustin Stern, Director of Creative Programming, was asked what his highlight of 2022 was, he submitted this piece: “The Moss Park Market Qu...
2022 in review for Moss Park Market20221222014529

2022 in review for Moss Park Market

Amy RumboltDecember 22, 2022
This year we did a lot of neighbourhood connecting! We made intentional relationships with those around us. Some of our most impactful moments were wi...
The season of lights20221220095031

The season of lights

Kate HamiltonDecember 20, 2022
The season of lights is upon us – from Macau to Taipei, Lyon, Amsterdam, Tokyo, Berlin, Bangkok, Niagara Falls – the countries are not the only ones t...
Announcing leadership changes and the creation of a legacy fund.20221208124858

Announcing leadership changes and the creation of a legacy fund.

Kari KlassenDecember 8, 2022
2023 will mark an incredible 10 years in operation for Building Roots. Founders Lisa Kates and Darcy Higgins have grown our organization from a grassr...
We’re hiring! A Part-time Market Coordinator20221201141421

We’re hiring! A Part-time Market Coordinator

Kari KlassenDecember 1, 2022
We’re hiring for our fresh food market! Hiring: Market Coordinator – Community-facing Organization: Building Roots Location: 260 Queen St.E, Mos...
Support your neighbours with fresh food this Giving Tuesday20221129060049

Support your neighbours with fresh food this Giving Tuesday

Kari KlassenNovember 29, 2022
On Saturdays year-round, you’ll find the space beside our Moss Park Market bustling with activity. Neighbours greet one another, earnestly chatting ov...
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