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Stories of Food in Place


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For Icelanders who chose to Anglicize and to adapt to their new country, food was important. It is tied to the preservation of their Icelandic identity and at the same time their adaptation to more Canadian ideals. 

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"Food desert" is one of the many labels given to Winnipeg's North End neighbourhood. While labelling the North End as a “food desert” serves to illuminate challenges faced by North End Winnipeggers, it is not the only possible story to tell.