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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

FoodShare’s Approach to Fundraising

December 13, 2022 As a non-profit organization working to dismantle the systemic forms of oppression that cause and perpetuate food insecurity, FoodShare is always reflecting on how we approach our work — checking ourselves to make sure we are not...Read more

In Solidarity with Education Workers

November 3, 2022 In Solidarity with Ontario’s Education Workers  On October 30, 2022, the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), issued a strike notice, after the Government of Ontario refused their demands for an 11.7% salary increase alongside other requests...Read more

FoodShare’s Social Enterprise

Why a social enterprise? Much of FoodShare’s programming is funded by donations, grants and sponsorship, but a growing  portion of our revenue comes from the operation of our social enterprise. A social enterprise sells goods and services while embedding a...Read more

Black Food Features! Spotlight on: Mushkaki

A hub for East African fusion cuisine Folks looking for fresh, delicious, Somali comfort food served with a smile, know to make their way to Mushkaki in Etobicoke. Right at the bustling intersection of Rexdale and Kipling, just off the...Read more