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October 29

Power Up With Power Soup!

Power Up With Power Soup!

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.

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September 29

Growing Food Possibilities

Growing Food Possibilities

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.

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September 18

Chateau St. Jean supports Kate's Kitchen

Chateau St. Jean supports Kate's Kitchen

Every time you purchase a bottle of Chateau St. Jean wine from the LCBO between October 12 - November 8, a $2 donation will be made to FoodShare to support Kate's Kitchen over Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

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September 10

Delicious Chili to Say ‘Welcome Back’ and ‘Thank You!’ to Student Nutrition Program Coordinators and Volunteers

Delicious Chili to Say ‘Welcome Back’ and ‘Thank You!’ to Student Nutrition Program Coordinators and Volunteers

September signals the beginning of another school year and also the start-up of Student Nutrition Programs across Toronto. 

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August 13

Ottawa Successfully Launches its MarketMobile

Ottawa Successfully Launches its MarketMobile

Ottawa's Poverty and Hunger Working Group launched its MarketMobile at Morrison Gardens and Caldwell Ave in July 2014. For the next 5 months the project will be selling fresh fruits and vegetables in the parking lots of some low-income communities at lower prices to improve residents' access to fresh produce. 

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August 08

Special Request! New supporters needed to launch 3 new Good Food Cafés

Special Request! New supporters needed to launch 3 new Good Food Cafés

We have a special time related request. Will you help FoodShare start three new Good Food Café high school cafeterias so students can choose affordable healthy options? We are seeking new donors to make a big impact.

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August 08

We're Looking for a Recipe for Change Lead Event Volunteer

Recipe for Change is FoodShare’s premier fundraising event attracting 350+ guests, supporters, and sponsors to the St. Lawrence Market for a night of diverse delicious flavours and drink all in support of FoodShare’s work in schools. We're looking for a Lead Event Volunteer to make this event as fabulous as possible.

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August 05

Preserving Freshness For Health and Wealth

Preserving Freshness For Health and Wealth

Emerie Brine, Brand Manager for Bernadin, tells the story of preparing preserves with his mother and siblings as a child, and discusses the benefits of making your own jams and other preserves. 

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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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