It’s Time for Toonies4Tummies!

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Did you know that every day in Canada one out of every  five kids heads off to school hungry? And in some parts of this country, that number is even higher; that’s over twenty-percent of our kids entering the schoolroom underfed. It’s hard to concentrate on anything when you’re hungry, let alone learning. Fortunately, “Toonies for Tummies” is addressing this serious problem, one toonie at a time. Continue »



This Bread is Reducing Food Waste, One Slice At A Time

 

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We are all aware of the vast amount of food waste that Canadians generate. It’s shocking, really; the average Canadian wastes 170 kilograms of food every year. This weekend, meet one entrepreneurial Canadian who is doing something about it, using leftover grains from the brewing industry to make fabulous, artisanal sourdough bread. Taste it for yourself in the store this Sunday, February 3rd, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Continue »



Soupbar at Humber College

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For many students attending post secondary education institutions, having access to reliable and affordable food sources can be a challenge; after tuition, housing and books, many are finding that skipping meals is one way to help make ends meet. With that in mind, Humber College, is starting a Pay-what-you-can soup bar to make sure its students are getting food for the body as well as the brain. Continue »



Ontario’s Incredible Greenbelt

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This week we are having another look at our neat little crossword that graces the back cover of Edible Toronto, featuring some of Ontario’s Food Heroes, “the agencies and actors that make our city a world-renowned source of inspiring food stories.” And today we are looking at the very first clue: “The colour of the belt where possibility grows.” Spoiler alert; it’s green. Continue »



A Crossword Puzzle to Honour Toronto’s Food Heroes

 

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If you like whiling away the hours with the New York Times crossword, or like to kill a few minutes fiddling with Sudoku, or unscrambling the daily Jumble you will love our latest advert on the back cover of Edible Toronto. This month we’ve put together a challenging little crossword puzzle that will test your knowledge about some of Toronto’s Food Heroes; agencies and actors that make our city a world-renowned source of inspiring food stories. Continue »