who we are

what we do

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

Soul Food Project TO

Two Toronto Youth Food Policy Council members have started Soul Food Project TO to highlight and share Black youth food recipes and experiences. Soul Food Project is currently accepting submissions that will be made into a cook book. To submit, please email soulfoodprojecto@gmail.com

TYFPC Solidarity Statement for Black Lives Matter

The Toronto Youth Food Policy Council (TYFPC) has dedicated our mission to engaging and uplifting the voices of youth towards building a just food system. We recognize that it is impossible to address issues of food justice without recognizing how power, privilege, and systemic forms […]

TYFPC Launches Volume 4 of The Gathering!

The Toronto Youth Food Policy Council’s Education Committee has released Volume 4 of The Gathering! The Gathering: A Youth Perspective on Food Issues, aims to bring together a progressive youth vision and voice in the food system. Our objective is to create an accessible peer-reviewed […]

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