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In Times of Change

In Times of Change

By Building Roots
In Times of Change is a series created by Building Roots & CJRU to summarize how the COVID-19 pandemic adversely affected their grassroots food security initiatives and a spread of collaborative, local efforts in Toronto. Building Roots operates the Moss Park Market within the Moss Park community of Toronto's Downtown East and supports several other program locations across the city. This close-to-home story is brought to life by a series of interviews with the team members of Building Roots, Community Members, Supporters, Residents and Community Partners.
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In Times of Change Ep. 2: "Keeping Our Feet On The Ground"

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In Times of Change Ep. 3: "Nothing Stops Moss Park"
In this episode of In Times of Change, Building Roots concludes their recollection of navigating the COVID-19 pandemic. This final episode is filled with personal stories which tug at the emotions & are contextualized by innovative ideas for collaborative means of developing social cohesion and resisting the impacts of food insecurity. This series of interviews was conducted with the team members of Building Roots, Community Members, Supporters and Community Partners from across Toronto. Building Roots would like to bookend this series by noting that without these people, and the overwhelming support of many, initiatives like ours would not be able to become reality. Thank you. MUSIC CREDITS Back Stairs by Podington Bear (CC BY-NC 4.0) Paris by Julian Winters (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0) Blue by Podington Bear (CC BY-NC 3.0) Aced-It by Ketsa (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) 88 by Podington Bear (CC BY-NC 3.0) Epiphany by Podington Bear (CC BY-NC 3.0) Falling Fort by Ketsa (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) Speck by Podington Bear (CC BY-NC 3.0) Lonesome by Podington Bear (CC BY-NC 3.0) Stars Are Out by Podington Bear (CC BY-NC 3.0) Sunbeam by Podington Bear (CC BY-NC 3.0) Munster by Julian Winters (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0) 2011-13 by Ketsa (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) Licenses: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/legalcode https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/legalcode https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/legalcode https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/legalcode
39:41
November 19, 2021
In Times of Change Ep. 2: "Keeping Our Feet On The Ground"
In this episode of In Times of Change, Building Roots expands on some of the more heart-warming tales of connection & share stories of cherishing community in the face of adversity. This series of interviews was conducted with the team members of Building Roots, Community Members, Supporters and Community Partners from across Toronto. Tune in next episode for the conclusion of this series & learn how Building Roots has found a new, firm footing following the initial symptoms of our collective pandemic experience. MUSIC CREDITS:  Back Stairs by Podington Bear (CC BY-NC 4.0) Fives by Podington Bear (CC BY-NC 4.0) Sunset Part 2 by Podington Bear (CC BY-NC 4.0) Tours by Julian Winter (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0) Gathering by Podington Bear (CC BY-NC 3.0) Live performance audio of Christophe Hage, Kathryn Merriam, and the jazz trio of Alex Dean, Neil Swainson, & Morgan Childs. Licenses: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/legalcode https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/legalcode https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/legalcode
31:03
November 12, 2021
In Times of Change Ep. 1: "This May Impact Us"
In this episode of In Times of Change, Building Roots sets the stage for how the pandemic affected the Moss Park community & their grassroots operations as a whole. Building Roots operates the Moss Park Market within the community located in Toronto's Downtown East & offers services and programs at locations across the city. This series of interviews was conducted with the team members of Building Roots, Community Members, Supporters and Community Partners. Tune in for our next episode where we establish how Building Roots envisioned their revitalized spread of services following the initial symptoms of our collective pandemic experience. MUSIC CREDITS:  Back Stairs by Podington Bear (CC BY-NC 4.0) 2011-13 by Ketsa (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) Paris by Julian Winter (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0) Netherland by Podington Bear (CC BY-NC 3.0) Curious Case by Blue Dot Sessions (CC BY-NC 4.0) Muster by Julian Winter (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0) Licenses: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/legalcode https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/legalcode https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/legalcode https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/legalcode
36:09
November 04, 2021