Accessibility

Where we live and our ability to access fresh food impacts our health and quality of life.

These articles document the changing food environment in and around Toronto and cover topics such as retail and purchasing, procurement, income and inclusion.

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A Day in The Life of a Food Rescue Hero

It is an early start for a Second Harvest driver. By 7:00am they have already packed and loaded hundreds of pounds of food into the bed of their truck,

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The Victoria Park Hub

The Victoria Park Hub is located at 1527 Victoria Park Avenue and is a central space where local community members can access a variety of services, from employment agencies

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Eating Outside the Box: FoodShare’s Good Food Box and the Challenge of Scale

Abstract: FoodShare Toronto’s good food box (GFB) program, engages people in the politics of their everyday lives, empowering them to make connections between consumption patterns and broader political-economic, cultural, and

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Homeless “Squeegee Kids”: Food Insecurity and Daily Survival

Abstract: Current knowledge about food insecurity in North America is largely based on research with low-income households. Much less is known about the food experiences of homeless people, a group

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A Survey of Food Problems Experienced by Toronto Street Youth

Abstract: A brief survey was undertaken to assess the nature and severity of food insecurity experienced by a sample of 88 street youth in downtown Toronto and to identify markers

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