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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.

Latest news

Fighting For Food Justice in the Black Creek Community: Report, Analyses and Steps Forward

The Black Creek Food Justice Network has recently launched their report, Fighting for Food Justice in the Black Creek Community: Report, Analyses and Steps Forward. Demands from the Black Creek Community. fighting-for-food-justice-in-the-black-creek-community Here are the summarized demands of the Black Creek Community for Food Justice: Improve Growing […]

Voices Speak Out on Hidden Labor in the Food System at TYFPC Community Meeting & Launch of TYFPC’s ‘The Gathering’ Academic Journal

On Monday, December 5th, 2016, over 50 students, workers, academics, activists and community members gathered at our December community meeting held at the Workers Action Centre to discuss the topic of hidden labor in our food system and make space for the stories of food […]

Submissions now open for Mélange Creative Arts Journal!

The TYFPC is officially seeking submissions for our second issue of Mélange Creative Arts Journal!  We are currently seeking submissions by youth (30 and under). Send in your photography, art, poetry, creative writing, recipes, and all other creative food projects welcome! Submission Guidelines: Visual media […]

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