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

An Interview with Emily Martyn

Emily is a former TYFPC member and current manager of CRC Regent Park Community Food Centre. We got a chance to catch up with her and ask her a few questions about her thoughts on how youth can strategically plan to enhance their chances of […]

TYFPC Discussion Meet-Up: Privatization of Food

Join us for an informal discussion on the increasing privatization of food and what we can do about it. Date: Thursday, February 12 Time: 5-7pm Location: Coffee Tree Roastery, 2412 Bloor Street West, Toronto The discussion will be facilitated by the TYFPC. Participants are welcome […]

PLANTING SEEDS OF CHANGE – Forging your own alternatives in the food system

Join the TYFPC to discuss the increasing privatization of food, and meet some Torontonians who are fighting back! Vanessa Ling Yu (caterToronto), Jacob Kearey-Moreland (Toronto Seed Library), and Arlene Throness (Rye’s Home Grown) will discuss their work in making food in Toronto more accessible to […]

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