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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Canadian Poverty Reduction Strategy – What They Heard

One year ago, Employment and Social Development Canada launched a consultation process to inform the development of a Canadian Poverty Reduction Strategy. Over 600 Canadians were consulted in 33

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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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