This year’s "Party for the Future of Food" edition features over 30 sweet and savoury dishes by culinary students from Bendale Business and Technical Institute and Eastdale Collegiate Institute, and Toronto restaurants including:
There will also be a number of sweets and catering companies on hand. Nibble on iteams such as meat pies, handmade French pastries, Nordic open-faced smorrebrod, French fare and ice cream. Tea, coffee VQA wine and beer will also be available.
Debbie Field, FoodShare’s Executive Director says the event "raises needed funds to teach thousands of school aged children how to cook, grow food, compost and more. And it reminds us all that children of all ages are delighted to eat healthy food, become food conscious, competent and literate."
FoodShare Toronto, founded in 1985, is Canada’s largest community food security organization. They work with communities to "improve access to healthy, affordable, sustainably-produced food through community-based programs and policy recommendations, with a vision of Good Healthy Food for All." FoodShare’s programs reach over 155,000 children and adults per month in Toronto, and include fresh produce sourcing and sales, childhood nutrition, hands-on food education from JK-Grade 12, a healthy school cafeteria model, gardening, composting, cooking, and urban agriculture.