When Sheryl Ozinsky started the Oranjezicht City Farm Market 10 years ago, it wasn’t driven by a desire to simply sell fresh produce. Rather, she wanted to create a sense of community where people could meet, chat and eat together. 

The idea was conceived in disaster, after Ozinsky and her partner Caz Friedman were attacked in their home in Oranjezicht. They began asking questions: who works with the police, is there a database of all the crime statistics, is there a database of the residents who live in the neighbourhood? ..

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