An hour away from Ottawa, Perth is a small community of 6,000 which swells to a total of 20,000 when including the greater Perth area. Board members at the Food Bank were dissatisfied with their work. They were itching to try something new that would enable them to make a philosophical shift toward addressing the root causes of hunger and poverty. At the same time, The Stop was looking for a partner interested in joining its food revolution. The moment was ripe. In a very short period of time, a new community food centre took root.