“Back to School” means something different to some children

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]As many families across the city prepare to go back to school by purchasing new clothes, backpacks, and pencil cases, some kids will be going back to school without a lunch and proper nutrition break snacks. Our Kick Start After 4 Program, along with our community food program partners, help thousands of kids every year […]

A successful Summer Lunch Program

Today marks the last day of our Summer Lunch Program, where together with Sodexo’s Stop Hunger Foundation we supported 18 summer camp programs across the city. Thank you to Sodexo, for once again partnering with us and helping allow children to focus on the fun that summer has to offer, rather than their own hunger. […]

A wonderful donation from One Ocean Expeditions

Earlier this week we received an extremely generous food donation from One Ocean Expeditions. The food weighed a total of 3,637 pounds and included amazing items such as eggs, yogurt, milk, and too many different types of fruits and vegetables to mention! We were fortunate enough to receive this donation because of a change in […]

Thank you Union Local 613

Thank you to the wonderful staff at Union Local 613 for organizing your annual Street Food for the Food Bank event, and once again including us as your charity of choice. This is an amazing event every year that involves the whole community. Thank you to the local breweries and cooks who participated and helped […]

A Food Policy For Canada

Our Government wants to hear what YOU have to say about a Food Policy for all The Government of Canada is asking Canadians for their views on how objectives should be prioritised for short-term action when it comes to the development of A Food Policy for Canada. These objectives have been grouped under four themes. […]

Thank you Chicken Farmers of Canada

Did you attend this year’s Great Canadian Chicken BBQ during the Canada Day weekend? If so, thank you for your support! Every year, for the past 25 years, the Chicken Farmers of Canada have held their annual (and delicious) Great Canadian Chicken BBQ on Major’s Hill Park for Canada Day. A portion of the chicken […]

Good weather is here! Join us on our farm

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Support our Community Harvest Program and volunteer on our farm Are you looking for a nice and meaningful way to spend some time outside? We’d love to have you join us on our farm. You’ll gain experience growing fresh food and play an important role in providing fresh fruits and vegetables to families in […]