In response to the impact COVID-19 had on members of our community, the Afri-Can FoodBasket launched the BlackFoodToronto program as a food sovereignty initiative that would address food insecurities faced by disadvantage, low income and undocumented members of Toronto’s ACB community.
Since 1997, AFB has provide leadership in urban agriculture, and fostered collaboration to advance food justice, health and social enterprise in the African Canadian Community.
Over 100 community, backyard and school gardens have been created through the Community Garden Program.
Over 500 youth have been engaged in food access and food justice activites through the Cultivating Youth Leadership (CYL) program.
Nearly 15,000 households have received packages of fresh fruits and vegetables through the Black Food Toronto initiative.