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 issues can be viewed here.

We’re looking for short papers (1500 words or 5-6 pages, APA cited) written by youth (30 and under). The submission deadline has been extended to March 14, 2016. We are looking for academic papers on topics including, but not limited to:

  • Food justice
  • Food literacy
  • Food waste
  • Urban agriculture
  • Current or historical food policy issues
  • Toronto or Canadian food systems
  • Sustainable agriculture
  • Food access
  • Innovative food projects

Please help us spread the word to any and all who may be interested!
Submission Guidelines can be found on our website.

For submissions or inquiries, please email us at

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