Podcast: Food Entrepreneurs

Sarah Dinnoo, Nicole Tam, Danbiniaeri Kim and Nasma Ahmed (not pictured) were interested in the relationship between food, migration and place. They chose to focus their project on the experiences of South Asian food entrepreneurs in Scarborough.  Their participants chose to open food businesses because of a limited access to the Canadian labor market and the freedoms that opening up a business might create.  However, managing a business is not easy and particpants reflect on the difficulties they face.  Finally, student researchers were interested in understanding the role that food entrepreneurs have on creating a sense of community or home for Scarborough residents as well as participants employees.  

 

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