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Summer 2010 Thorncliffe Park Womens Committee (TPWC) made a tandoor with clay in a barrel. The first one broke while being made. The second attempt was a success, and bread and chicken were made.
4/24/2011 Meeting at Amy's. Amy, Sabina, Asya, Zakia, Jutta, Mayssan, Pia, Yo. Tandoor proposal planned.
5/4/2011 meeting at TNO. TPWC, CELOS, Dave Harvey (Park People), Lauren Baker, Seodhna Keown (Food Strategy). Tandoor proposal was presented to the Food Strategy (Tandoor Oven Proposal)
5/9/2011 Food Strategy deputation. (Riverdale oven and deputation)
5/26/2011 Fresh Food Markets Grant submitted (Fresh Food Markets Grant Application).
5/27/2011 Bazaar restarted for the summer
5/30/2011 Roger Macklin came by to Dufferin to chat
6/6/2011 Meeting with Roger Macklin on possible site (Meeting at the tandoor site with Roger Macklin) It was decided that the city would fully fund the building of the tandoor.
6/30/2011 Mainra traders sends a note that their tandoor stock is low and an order should be made soon. No word from Roger yet.
7/9/2011 3rd cooking fire.
7/17/2011 check the portable tandoor in little india
7/29/2011 “Flavours of Thorncliffe”
8/19, 20, 26/2011 Eid Bazaar
9/2/2011 last word from Roger (the last word from Roger Macklin)
9/15/2011 New oven policy goes to the Parks Committee (1) Deferred. To be reconsidered at the next meeting on 10/11 (on the bake oven policy)
9/24/2011 Portable tandoor event
9/29/2011 Bake oven policy meeting at Dufferin. Diane Stevenson, Amanda, Wendy.
10/11/2011 Parks Committee meeting. Bake oven policy is deferred again until the November 22 meeting.
10/29/2011 Eid Bazaar at R. V. Burgess Park.
11/1/2011 Bake oven briefing at City Hall (organized by Ana Bailao) A video was shown, Jutta spoke and answered questions on oven users' concerns with the policy, and an alternative to the policy was handed out: (A proposed oven policy for the Nov 1 meeting, for comparison)
11/9/2011 Meeting with the Food Strategy members at TNO. Barbara Emanuel, Seodnha Keown, Ayal (Sorauren Park), TPWC, CELOS.
11/17/2011 Meeting with Mary Margaret
Discussion among the various friends of bake ovens followed, with the following results: (bake oven discussion and amendments4) (Dave Harvey on the bake oven policy and tandoor lease agreement)
11/22/2011 Parks Committee meeting. Deputations by Jutta, Videographer showed the video made for Nov.1, and Ayal (couldn't make it). (Jutta's deputation)
Then a long time of back and forth or (mostly) silence.