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Urban Agriculture Week 2023

Farmer Feature Series For Urban Agriculture Week 2023, we’re featuring some of the incredible farmers who work alongside folks on our Community Food Growing team. Read on to learn about what they’re up to and all the great work they’re...Read more


Sharing our 2022 Impact Report Imagine a future where we can all access food the way we want to. What would it look like? What would it feel like? These were the questions FoodShare posed to community in 2022 at...Read more

Black Food Features! Spotlight on: The Peoples Caribbean Dutch Pot

Summer means picnic season in Toronto, and so of course Riverdale Park is popping with friends and families coming together to enjoy the sunset and share food. Just north of the park is the perfect spot to stop for some...Read more

A look back at Public Market Week 2023

Coming together to celebrate all things public markets From June 11-17, 2023 FoodShare, in collaboration with market organizations across the city, celebrated all things public markets. With the International Public Markets Conference taking place in Toronto in 2023, hosted by...Read more

Joint Statement on Addressing the Rising Food Insecurity Facing Children and Youth in Ontario

May 24th, 2023 The Honourable Michael ParsaMinister of Children, Community and Social Services7th Floor, 438 University AveToronto, ON M5G 2K8 The Honourable Stephen LecceMinister of Education5th Floor, 438 University AveToronto, ON M5G 2K8 Dear Minister Parsa and Minister Lecce,  We...Read more

The fight for the right to food ft. Jamaican patties

For the full story, watch the short “Patty Wars” documentary below or click here to watch on CBC Gem. Did you know Toronto nearly lost one of its greatest treasures — the pocket of deliciousness that is the patty? In...Read more

Realised, Re-imagined: Art as Activism

Realised, Re-imagined: Art as Activism What does it mean to have our right to food realised?What does a future in which we can all access food in the ways we want to look and feel like? FoodShare staff and community...Read more

Goodbye “Good” Food Box

A commitment to tackling anti-fatness at FoodShare  Asam Ahmad and Andrea Thompson Co-Chairs, FoodShare Body Liberation and Fat Acceptance Taskforce January is over. As fat people, we’re relieved. The weeks leading up to and away from the new year hold a...Read more

Black Food Futures Gift Box

Black Food Futures Gift Box This Black History Month, FoodShare is launching a year-long celebration. We’ll be honouring not only the Black past and present, but looking ahead to the incredible potential of Black Food Futures. With a range of...Read more

2023 Commitments to Food Justice

2023 Commitments to Food Justice How can we commit to taking regular, sustained action towards building a food secure city?  Over the past few weeks, the team at FoodShare has been reflecting on just that. At the end of last...Read more