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...
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.
As the school year ended last month, FoodShare’s Student Nutrition Community Development Staff had good reason to celebrate.
The Bathurst Finch community recently held their first food festival that brings people and families together in a food celebration.
FoodShare Toronto is honoured to be one of Charity Intelligence’s charities with its highest rating: four stars!
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.
"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.
Meet Bonnie, Hansa, and Elizabeth: three volunteers who have dedicated their time, work, and passion to helping FoodShare.