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FoodShare mobile food market brings fresh fare to ‘food desert’ in south Etobicoke

Author: Cynthia Reason, Jul 17, 2015

The FoodShare Mobile Good Food Market, among other programs, has been a source of fresh fruits and vegetables in the Stonegate community since June 19. The neighbourhood has recently been relegated to ‘food desert’ status. Cynthia Reason tells us how the Mobile Good Food Market has been a real benefit to the community.

Source: Inside Toronto

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Pilot Project Could Turn Hydro Corridors Into Urban Farms

Author: Joshua Sherman - Contributor at Torontoist, Jul 12, 2015

Community groups are looking to access Hydro One-owned land to grow market gardens.

Source: Torontoist

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How I learned to love community gardening

Author: Sam Cheuk - Program Assistant, Jul 6, 2015

The Stop’s New Canadians Go Greenbelt! grant, run by Peter Mitchell, works at sharing knowledge with ethnic communities and community gardens. They already completed the delivery of ethno-cultural crop seedlings to 14 community garden across the GTA. Sam Cheuk delivers an overview of the lives and the community bonds growing in the community gardens in Toronto.

Source: http://www.greenbelt.ca/community_gardening_2015

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Bus Converted into Mobile Food Market to Bring Healthy Produce to Neighborhoods in Toronto

Author: Jack, Jun 30, 2015

Onemorepost talks about the bounty travelling inside the Mobile Good Food Market!

Source: http://onemorepost.com/food-share-bus/

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Fairview Good Food Market set to launch next month

Author: Fannie Sunshine, Jun 19, 2015

Inside Toronto takes a look at FoodShare's latest Good Food Market at Don Mills Road and Sheppard Avenue.

Source: Inside Toronto

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Food Hubs: An Antidote to 21st-Century Food Problems?

Author: Justina Reichel , Jun 11, 2015

Getting produce from grower to consumer made easier through 'Craigslist of food'

Source: The Epoch Times

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Food literacy a big focus for Ontario’s first local food report

Author: Susan Mann, Jun 4, 2015

Check out some key findings from the first annual Local Food Report!

Source: Better Farming

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Food Justice, inequity and change in Toronto

Author: Nydia Dauphin, May 15, 2015

Last week, Toronto Mayor John Tory proclaimed May 5, 2015 Food Justice Day in Toronto. For this special occasion, Nydia Dauphin, FoodShare Toronto’s Food Justice Senior Coordinator, was among the guest speakers invited to City Hall to share their work and recommendations to advance food justice in the city.

Source: Food Forward

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Farming School Grounds

Author: Sarah Carten, May 15, 2015

Read about how Fresh Roots Urban Farm Society and FoodShare's School Grown are helping students engage with their food system via schoolyard farms.

Source: Farm to Cafeteria Canada

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Mac & Cheese Festival Comes to Toronto

Author: Jacqueline Roman, May 5, 2015

Culture magazine shares all the goodness about the upcoming Mac & Cheese Festival!

Source: Culture

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