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7 Reasons You Should Care About Seed Diversity

"According to research conducted by National Geographic, in 1903, there were 408 distinct tomato varieties sold by commercial seed companies in the United States. By 1983, the number had declined to 79. The loss was even more severe with other vegetables..."

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July 11th TFPC (Informal) Meeting, 2-5pm

The next Toronto Food Policy Council meeting is on Wednesday July 11, 2017 from 2-5pm in Committee Room 4 at Toronto City Hall.

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Food is King

According to a news release from the City of Toronto, the 2-week 'Food is King' promotional campaign by The King Street Transit Pilot project drove significant sales increases and new customers to participating King Street restaurants. 

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New Books in Food Studies from Canadian-based Authors

On the lookout for some light (just kidding - it's academic writing!) summer reading? Check out these 4 new titles:

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Karen Washington: It’s Not a Food Desert, It’s Food Apartheid

How does the term "food dessert" hinder our ability to create infrastructure to ensure better access to food?

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