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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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TYFPC Event: Empowering Food Social Enterprises

Come join us on April 4, 2016 for our next community event on Food Social Enterprises. Featuring a Panel Discussion and Workshop focused around food in the city at the intersection of business and youth social capital. The Toronto Youth Food Policy Council, in partnership […]

Gathering

Submission Deadline Extended to March 14, 2016

The TYFPC is working on the third issue of our youth-driven, peer-reviewed academic journal, The Gathering: A Youth Perspective on Food Issues, to be published in the fall of 2016. The journal brings together academic work focusing on a broad spectrum of food issues. Our previous […]

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Join us for the Mélange Creative Arts Journal Launch and Social!

Join the Toronto Youth Food Policy Council and members of the Toronto Food Policy Council on January 13, 2016 at 6:30 pm at LOFT Kitchen, 850 Bloor St. E. for the TFPC Social and launch of the first edition of Mélange, TYPFC’s Creative Arts Journal. […]

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