Written by Rachael Chong

I met Kara Harrison when she was the coordinator of the Highland-Stirling Community Market and she was connecting with us at the Hacienda Sarria Market Garden to purchase produce to sell on Wednesdays. Though she’s now working in another role in community development for the City of Kitchener, she agreed to sit down with me to chat about the history of the Highland-Stirling market, and what it was like to be involved in the project.

In 2008, this market began out of a need for greater access to “healthy local foods” in the Highland-Stirling neighbourhood. It…

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