From a news release
Food Freedom Day is the day when the average Canadian has earned enough income to pay for his or her grocery bill for the entire year. This year, Food Freedom Day in Canada is Friday, Feb. 9, 2018.
To help celebrate the occasion, the Kent Federation of Agriculture is coordinating local food donations to both Salvation Army and Outreach for Hunger in Chatham-Kent.
Local organizations, businesses and farmers are being asked to join the KFA in this initiative.
The group plans to visit the Salvation Army and Outreach for Hunger on Food Freedom Day with some local food products such as meat, fruit and vegetables.
Since the average Canadian has earned enough income in just over a month to pay for their groceries for the entire year, the KFA says the occasion is worth celebrating by sharing our good fortune with those in need.
The KFA is requesting donations of local food products or financial contributions, which will be used to purchase local food products.