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July 22

Sunshine Garden first market of the year!

Sunshine Garden first market of the year!

The Sunshine Garden Market is opening for the 2014 season on Monday July 28, 11:30am-1:30pm, at the southwest corner of Queen Street West and Gordon Bell Street!

 

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July 22

School Grown Cooking Classes In Full Swing!

Our School Grown farming season is well and truely underway, with 12 youth interns working alongside our dedicated staff to care for not one, but two market gardens at Bendale BTI and Eastdale CI.

As part of their skill development programming, our youth interns have been participating in weekly cooking classes...

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July 21

School Grown: An update from the fields of our school farm

Thanks to the support of over 300 individuals and community partners our School Grown Fleet – including a gorgeous green Yuba Mundo Lux with an 8 foot bike trailer and a Ford Transit Connect – have hit the streets delivering School Grown produce to farmers’ markets and restaurants across the City. We’ve been busy! Our 12 student farmers are now half way through their summer jobs with School Grown. 

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July 16

School Year End Signals Another Great Year for Toronto's Student Nutrition Programs

School Year End Signals Another Great Year for Toronto's Student Nutrition Programs

As the school year ended last month, FoodShare’s Student Nutrition Community Development Staff had good reason to celebrate.

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July 16

Bathurst/Finch Food Festival

Bathurst/Finch Food Festival

The Bathurst Finch community  recently held their first food festival that brings people and families together in a food celebration.

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July 09

FoodShare Toronto Rated 4-Stars By Charity Intelligence

FoodShare Toronto Rated 4-Stars By Charity Intelligence

FoodShare Toronto is honoured to be one of Charity Intelligence’s charities with its highest rating: four stars!

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July 08

Highlights From FoodShare's 2014 General Annual Meeting and 2013 Annual Report

Highlights From FoodShare's 2014 General Annual Meeting and 2013 Annual Report

Guests at this year's Annual General Meeting, Volunteer Appreciation and Cross-Cultural Food Access Innovation Hub met June 21 to celebrate this year's achievements and to plan for another busy year.

Here are some highlights from the meeting and FoodShare's 2013 Annual Report.

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June 24

FoodShare Receives Vital Idea and Vital People Awards

FoodShare Receives Vital Idea and Vital People Awards

FoodShare's School Grown program and Community Food Animation and Food Justice Manager Utcha Sawyers are honoured to recieve Vital Ideas and Vital Peoples awards from Vital Toronto. 

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June 17

Debbie Field Gives Ryerson Convocation Address

Debbie Field Gives Ryerson Convocation Address

"I have to tell you that there is absolutely no work nobler than the work of a helping professional," FoodShare Toronto Executive Director Debbie Field told a group of students graduating from Ryerson University's community service programes on June 5. 

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June 17

"Do What You Love, Love What You Do, and Do It With Passion"

"Do What You Love, Love What You Do, and Do It With Passion"

As we get ready to celebrate FoodShare's volunteers at our Annual General Meeting on June 12, we take a look into the lives of some of the volunteers who help make our programs possible.

Meet Bonnie, Hansa, and Elizabeth: three volunteers who have dedicated their time, work, and passion to helping FoodShare. 

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