Mike Delfre has set a place for himself and is hungry to get going with his new job.

The former executive director of Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre is now director of operations of United Way Sault Ste. Marie and Algoma District’s food security division.

He began work March 5 after nearly eight years at CBHC.

Delfre is responsible for establishing and operating a food security resource centre in the city. Features are to include a food warehouse, commercial kitchen, community garden and outreach and education programs.