This project researches the importance of Polish grocery stores to Polish immigrant communities. The focus is on a Polka European Deli, a Polish-owned and operated supermarket that has been in business for over 20 years. It is located at Markham Rd and Lawrence Ave. The project analyzes why the deli is important to Polish immigrants in the GTA and to find out who goes to this specific grocery store. The project analyzes whether or not there is strictly Polish clientele or if there were other customers.
Project Page: Polish Connections
Course: HISD71: Culinary Ethnogprahy, Winter 2015