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.
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.
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.
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.
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.