Angela ElzingaChengSenior Manager of Urban Agriculture, Community Animation and Evaluation
Angela ElzingaCheng has been a community organizer and developer for over 13 years, and came to FoodShare after working at a neighbourhood-based food security organization in Vancouver, Canada and getting a Master’s in Social Work at the University of British Columbia with a focus on community development and anti-oppression. Angela’s passion is to support change towards a more just society that reflects the diversity of Toronto through food justice work. In the past, she has been involved with nationwide political action related to education reform.
Angela has supported Good Food Markets, community kitchens, community gardens, neighbourhood-based food planning, consulted to other cities on engagement and consultation practices, organized many city-wide events bringing politicians, funders, and community leaders together and facilitated a Toronto Community Housing (TCH) Community Garden Strategic Opportunites process with three partners and hundreds of community members, creating resources and reccomendations.