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Fresh Produce

FoodShare’s Good Food Programs connect families and communities with affordable, fresh, culturally diverse vegetables and fruit, increasing consumption of healthy produce and improving the income of Ontario family farms. Every year, we deliver 40,000 Good Food Boxes through 180 volunteer-run drop offs, and our Bulk Fresh Produce Program for Schools and Community Agencies delivers affordable fresh produce directly to over 300 locations, serving 70,000 children weekly. We help increase the availability of fresh affordable high-quality vegetables and fruit in food deserts, breaking down social isolation and creating vibrant public spaces, by supporting more than 20 Mobile and Good Food Markets within the City of Toronto and Ontario’s North through a partnership with Nishnawbe Aski Nation. With the Ontario Food Terminal, over 25 local farms, and the Ontario Good Food Box Network we are working to establish better food access and more direct farmer linkages through expanded food hubs. 

 

Upcoming Events

Does Toronto need a bold food strategy? Big Ideas live chat with Debbie Field and Rachel Gray
September 2, 2014

Join FoodShare Executive Director Debbie Field, and The Stop Community Food Centre Executive Director Rachel Gray as they participate in a Toronto Star Big Ideas live chat moderated by Christopher Hume.

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FoodShare Growing Food Possibilities Bus Tour - SAY YES to Markets and Market Gardens
September 17, 2014

FoodShare is inviting you to get on the bus! Come see great food possibilities on the ground. Hear from leaders about the impact the initiatives have, and our vision for the future together. Be inspired, challenged and ready to SAY YES!

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FoodShare Talks fall book club meeting: Free For All - fixing school food in America
November 5, 2014

Join our fall book club meeting featuring Janet Poppendieck's Free For All: Fixing School Food in America.

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