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A new and improved name for our community market program

Upholding our commitment to body liberation and community collaboration  About a year ago, we announced that we were moving away from use of the term ‘Good Food’ including un-branding the flagship product sold through our social enterprise, the “Good” Food...Read more

Welcoming Matt Johnstone to FoodShare

Toronto food justice organization announces new executive director FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Toronto (Ontario) January 22, 2024  FoodShare Toronto onboarding new Executive Director after year-long search  Toronto-based food justice organization FoodShare announced today that Regina-born chef turned non-profit leader Matt Johnstone...Read more

Statement of Solidarity with 2SLGBTQIA+ Communities

In light of the recent and ongoing attacks on trans and queer rights across Canada, we want to share a statement of solidarity with 2SLGBTQIA+ communities.  Much of our work at FoodShare involves collaborating with students and youth, engaging in...Read more

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation 2023

September 30th is National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. We recognize that reconciliation isn’t one day of wearing an orange t-shirt, but an ongoing, daily process of decolonization and re-Indigenization.  Together with folks from our Indigenous Advisory Circle, FoodShare’s Indigenous...Read more

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