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November 21

6 Ways to Sneak Fruit and Vegetables in Children’s’ Plates

6 Ways to Sneak Fruit and Vegetables in Children’s’ Plates

Helpful tips on how to get the children in your life eating more fruits and veggies from our supporters at Hain Celestial Canada.

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November 20

Gifts of Hope - chutney, salsa, and herb vinegars from the Sunshine Market Garden

Gifts of Hope - chutney, salsa, and herb vinegars from the Sunshine Market Garden

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.

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November 17

CAMH Staff Retreaters Take A Tasty Trip 'Back to School'

CAMH Staff Retreaters Take A Tasty Trip 'Back to School'

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!

 

 

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October 31

Let's Jam

Let's Jam

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.

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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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