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Build

We help build a just and sustainable food system by working with Toronto's diverse young communities to find solutions to food insecurity. We then raise awareness of these issues through our seat at the Toronto Food Policy Council, by making deputations at City Hall, or through our advocacy work with other food justice organizations.

Mobilize

We mobilize youth to create change through our online network, at bi-monthly community meetings, by providing an opportunity for youth to build upon their food activism by becoming a council member, by connecting with youth throughout the city, and by facilitating committee work.

Engage

We engage youth in food policy work by facilitating Food Policy 101 workshops at schools and community groups, by providing youth an opportunity to become community members and attend meetings on local food policy issues, and by providing a platform for youth to share their academic and creative work in a youth food journal.

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Reflections on Woori Maum Communal Table Session 1: Where are we from?

Eating together as a way of building community in the Korean Canadian diaspora Written by Elise Yoon   There’s an unspoken, familial comfort in being in a room that smells of japchae. This was the case on Saturday October 21, in a room at Ryerson […]

My Indian Thanksgivings: colonial confusion washed away with gratitude

To Give Thanks to the land and the people we owe our abundance to… Recently I’ve been reflecting on the fertility and richness of the lands that non-indigenous people to Turtle Island  benefit from, many times without even thinking about how lucky we are. This […]

TYFPC presents: What’s Your Recipe for A Better Food System?

When: Thursday, September 28th, 2017, 6:30-8:30pm Where: TBA, University of Toronto, 40 Willcocks St, Toronto, ON M5S What food issues matter to you? What are the biggest challenges and barriers our communities are facing with food? What food stories do you want heard? We want to […]

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