Soupstock was held in Woodbine Park, located in Toronto’s Beaches neighbourhood, near Queen Street East and Coxwell.
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The event ran from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, October 21st 2012.
WHAT WAS ON SITE?
There were more than 200 chefs represented at soup stations throughout the park. Musical performers and speakers were on stage and throughout the park throughout the day. There were information tables, community groups and a bicycle valet service.
WHAT DID IT COST?
The event was free admission.
Tickets were sold for soup at a price of $10 for 3 servings.
SHOULD I BRING MY OWN BOWL?
We encouraged people to bring their own bowls, spoons and napkins. By encouraging reusable containers, the event was remarkably clean and tidy with only a third of a dumpster of garbage at the end of the day.
HOW SHOULD I GET THERE?
People were encouraged to come by foot, transit or bike. There were valet service for bikes, located at the east end of the site.
WHERE WILL THE PROCEEDS FROM SOUPSTOCK GO?
All proceeds from Soupstock went to the Canadian Chefs’ Congress and David Suzuki Foundation and are being used to continue building a community of support for stopping the controversial Mega-Quarry and for other environmental and food-related issues. For more detailed information, please check out this statement from the organizing groups.