Local Food Infrastructure Fund projects in the Montreal area

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Backgrounder: Local Food Infrastructure Fund projects in the Montreal area

July 12, 2021 – Montreal, Quebec – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

The Local Food Infrastructure Fund supports community-led projects that strengthen food systems and help to facilitate access to safe and nutritious food for at-risk Canadians.

Today, the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, and the Member of Parliament for Hochelaga, Soraya Martinez Ferrada, announced that over $2.5 million was allocated for 30 projects in the Montreal area under the Local Food Infrastructure Fund.

Note: Projects and final funding are subject to negotiation of a contribution agreement.

Recipient Funding Amount Approved (up to) Project Description
MADA Community Center Inc. $81,789 The project consists of the acquisition of a 2020 Hino refrigerated truck, lift truck (forklift) and electric pallet jack.
La Maison du Père $46,659 The project includes the purchase of a refrigerated dessert display and a walk-in freezer for the organization’s kitchen.
Jeunes au Travail $249,991 The project consists of the acquisition of farming and kitchen equipment.
Head & Hand / A Deux Mains $5,350 The project consists of the purchase of two refrigerators, oven and other kitchen equipment.
Complexe Le Partage $80,000 The project consists of the purchase of a new refrigerated truck (2020 Hino).
Centre Lasallien Saint-Michel $87,920 The project consists of the purchase of kitchen equipment, the installation of cold rooms, the purchase of a refrigerated vehicle and certain improvements to the applicant’s cooking space.
Diapason-Jeunesse $16,386 The project consists of the purchase of kitchen equipment, a refrigerator, and chairs and tables.
Comité d'aide alimentaire des Patriotes $64,871 The project consists of the acquisition of a new refrigerated truck and kitchen equipment.
Maison de la Famille de St-Françcois $68,239 The project consists of the purchase of a refrigerated truck (2021 GMC Savana).
Resto Plateau $50,000 The project consists of the purchase of kitchen equipment and the renovation of walls, as well as costs related to hiring an electrical engineer and carrying out plumbing, ventilation and electrical work.
Moisson Laurentides $41,114 The project consists of the purchase of a used refrigerated truck (2014 Hino 195).
Multi-Femmes Inc. $5,800 The project consists of the purchase of two refrigerators and one freezer.
Association des popotes roulantes du Montréal métropolitain $110,000 The project consists of the purchase of the following equipment: ovens, stove, freezer, display case, hot cupboard, mixers, shelves, work tables. The project also includes the installation of the above equipment and the purchase of a refrigerated pick-up truck.
Maisons Adrianna $53,817 The project consists of the acquisition of a 12-foot refrigerated truck.
La Main Qui Partage $13,877 The project consists of the purchase of two freezers and three refrigerators.
Afrique Au Féminin $28,945 The project consists of the purchase of a non‑refrigerated truck (2020 RAM ProMaster).
Partage & Solidarité $22,842 The project consists of the acquisition of the following equipment: stove, hood, refrigerators, freezer, cold room, dishwasher, sink, shelving, work tables and small pieces of kitchen equipment. The project includes installation and delivery.
Centre de bénévolat et moisson Laval $175,100 The project consists of the purchase of a refrigerated truck (10 wheels).
Centre de support médical et d'assistance sociale (CESUMAS) $30,963 The project consists of the installation of a cold room and the purchase of a refrigerated truck (2009 Ford E-350).
Racine Croisée Solidarité Sawa $57,974 The project consists of the acquisition of equipment including a walk-in freezer, cold room, freezer, refrigerator, commercial stove, hood, industrial dishwasher, hot cupboard / warming cabinet, folding tables for order preparation, storage shelves, sous vide vacuum sealer, forklift, hand trucks and dollies.
Beth Rivkah Academy for Girls $32,968 The project consists of purchasing kitchen equipment for the preparation, distribution and storage of food.
Groupe Action Nouvelle Vie $204,894 The project consists of the purchase of a refrigerated truck for food transportation (2019 International 4400 4x6), the insulation and ventilation of the unloading dock to enable food storage year-round, and a computer system for inventory management.
Regroupement Jeunesse en Marche du Québec $86,880 The project consists of the purchase of kitchen and storage equipment, refrigerators and a refrigerated vehicle, which will allow the organization to increase its service offering to the community. In addition to these purchases, the applicant will renovate the cooking space, increasing capacity for community kitchen activities, and establish a neighbourhood greenhouse to combat the effects of the Saint-Michel food desert.
Ruelle de l'avenir $15,050 The project consists of the acquisition of kitchen equipment including a refrigerator, stove, freezer and small appliances and gardening equipment.
Fourchettes de l'Espoir $59,415 The project consists of the purchase of new kitchen equipment, including cookware and utensils, as well as appliances (mixer, dishwasher and smart oven).
La cuisine Collective Hochelaga-Maisonneuve $234,245 The project consists of the first phase of establishing an urban farm to install edible green walls, the construction of two greenhouses and the acquisition of various horticultural equipment. The produce will be added to food hampers distributed to the neighbourhood’s families in need, and will be sent to local solidarity markets, approximately 40 different community kitchens and around 10 low‑income housing units.
Centre communautaire Tyndale St.-Georges $6,770 This project consists of the acquisition of a convection oven and a dishwasher.
Centre communautaire Petite-Côte $204,626 The project consists of the expansion and renovation of the kitchen and the purchase of equipment including a commercial hood, refrigerators and a stove.
Bouffe-Action de Rosemont $250,000 The project consists of the purchase and pooling of three refrigerated trucks, as well as the hiring of an electrician to install three 220‑volt outlets and the creation of a planning and billing platform / software application for the pooling of the refrigerated trucks.
Bouffe-Action de Rosemont $121,395 The project consists of the purchase of commercial equipment for the kitchen and the installation of a hood, cold room and walk-in freezer.

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