Here is the first really relevant thing that I have read in the last two months.
"As dutiful wives and mothers, they believed that they could keep their respective cultures "alive" through the food they cooked, a task made infinitely easier, and in some cases, pleasurable, by being able to buy the necessary groceries at Indian stores."
Now imagine taking that idea to the extreme in a city like Toronto, where half of the people in the city are immigrants. Often living apart from their families and friends back in their native country, I see a place where migrant men and women can grow and harvest food for their families and others like them. They would be able to supplement their (often meager) income by selling products that they have created from scratch. In turn, busy families would be able to buy high-quality, homemade products. Imagine having the facilities to do all of these things... to be able to educate immigrants on growing, teaching them how to harvest and create good food for themselves and others. Imagine being able to grow, or buy, the food you miss from home. Imagine the amazing sense of community and identity that can be created in this exciting space.
Oh, I am starting to get excited.