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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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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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