Latest News

In solidarity with the Asian community

Statement in solidarity with the Asian community and against anti-Asian racism Our Asian neighbours, colleagues, family and friends are under attack. From the recent heart-wrenching massacre in Atlanta, Georgia to here in Canada where we have seen a disturbing upsurge...Read more

The 2021 Ontario Budget is being released today

Photo: Britney Townsend Here’s what we know, and what we want to see reflected in the budget What we know:  We know that income is the primary predictor of food insecurity, and that Black, Indigneous and racialized people experience disproportionately...Read more

Letter in support of Khaleel Seivwright

Photo credit: Khaleel Seivwright, GoFundMe  Dear Mayor Tory,  FoodShare’s mission is to realize a Toronto where everyone can feed themselves, their loved ones, and their community with dignity and joy. Safe, permanent, affordable and dignified housing is central to a...Read more

Coming Soon: Recipe for Change 2021

We’re getting excited about this year’s Recipe for Change In this video shared on his social media earlier this week FoodShare Executive Paul Taylor took a minute to tell folks why he’s excited about 2021’s unique approach to #RecipeForChange​, FoodShare’s...Read more

In support of paid sick days for all

On January 15, Foodshare submitted the below letter to the Board of Health in support of paid sick days for all workers. Re: Agenda item HL.25.3 – Response to COVID-19- January 2021 Update  Dear Board of Health,  During the pandemic...Read more

Annual General Meeting 2020

Themes from FoodShare’s first-ever virtual AGM On November 17, FoodShare hosted our first virtual AGM. We heard from members of our Staff & Board team, and special guest speaker, Rechev Browne. Rechev is an essential worker, labour organiser and community...Read more

A Global Movement for Food Sovereignty

As members of the Global Solidarity Alliance, FoodShare is a signatory to an open letter to the philanthropic community. In the letter we, a group of of non-governmental organizations, national networks, grassroots activists & scholars, share our analysis of the...Read more

FoodShare’s Position on Defunding the Police

Dear Mayor and Council, FoodShare Toronto is a city-wide food security organization, we work alongside individuals, families and communities to promote good food for all. FoodShare does this work in a number of ways, including supporting the over 50 community-led...Read more

The responsibility for wage inequality is on employers’ shoulders

The responsibility for wage inequality is on employers’ shoulders By: Paul Taylor In what’s become an annual tradition, Canadians begin each new year reading alarming statistics on CEO pay. In January, the Canadian Council for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) released its...Read more

FoodShare in Solidarity with the Unist’ot’en

FoodShare stands firmly in solidarity with the Unist’ot’en house of the Wet’suwet’en and their Hereditary Chiefs against the government of Canada’s illegal encroachment on their land. Please read our full statement: FoodShare in Solidarity with the Unist’ot’en.Read more