FoodShare's Food Justice Senior Coordinator Nydia Dauphin, worked in collaboration with Food Secure Canada to bring a food justice conversation at its 8th National Assembly in Halifax. There, the two organizations announced the launch of a Food Justice Network.
Team members from FoodShare Toronto recently travelled to Halifax, Nova Scotia, for an inspiring three days full of knowledge sharing and idea making at Food Secure Canada’s 8th National Assembly – Waves of Change.
Helpful tips on how to get the children in your life eating more fruits and veggies from our supporters at Hain Celestial Canada.
Support FoodShare’s innovative and transformative program - The Sunshine Garden and Market - located at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) when you choose these affordable gifts of hope.
This month may been cold and windy outside, but things were really heating up in our Field to Table Schools classroom on the 5th, with the roudy bunch from CAMH's GTA Regional Program enjoying a good old-fashioned cook-off during their staff retreat!
Every summer, the kitchen team, lead by Senior Coordinator Sybil Pinnock, waits for the arrival of the wonderful sealer jars that are a “gift” from Bernardin. As the bounty of berries, peaches, nectarines, and plums arrives from local Ontario farms, volunteers and staff begin the process of preparing the fruit for canning in the Bernardin jars.
Between catering, cooking, and running training programs, FoodShare’s kitchen is a busy place. In addition to daily program responsibilities, for about five months of the year, everyone pitches in, chopping leftover vegetables from the Good Food Box, making tasty vegetable broth, buying seasonal vegetables, and then bringing all of this together to make the delicious final product – Power Soups.
On September 17, FoodShare led the Growing Food Possibilities Bus Tour - Say YES to Markets and Market Gardens to showcase FoodShare Urban Agriculture, Community Food Animation Market, and Market Garden initiatives. Over 70 peopled attended as we travelled across the city and the bus buzzed with conversations as people heard of the amazing impacts and challenges to running food initiatives in the city.