Food Resources

Farmers’ Markets

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Take advantage of all the fresh local food that is available in our ward and all around the city!

Learn more about the Farmers’ Markets in our ward:

Leslieville Farmers Market

East Lynn Farmers Market

Fairmont Farmers Market

Click here to find out more about Farmers’ Markets all around the city

Community Kitchens


Community kitchens bring people together to cook and share a meal.  These meals are either free or low cost ($3-$7). Some of these kitchens require registration, so it is best to contact the kitchen nearest you for more information. A list of the community kitchens, along with there contact information, is available here.  If you are unable to find the kitchen that you are looking for, call the Community Information Line at 416-392- 6655.

Community Kitchens in our ward:

Main Square CRC – 245 Main St

East End CHC – 1619 Queen St E

School & Community Gardens

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Click here to find out more about Toronto’s Community Gardens and to find the garden nearest you.

Ashbrides ECO Community Garden – 101 Coxwell Ave

Toronto Community Housing Gardens

  • Glen Steward Acres (TCHC) – 828 Kingston Rd
  • Edgewood Avenue (TCHC) – 59, 93 Edgewood Ave
  • Newbold Avenue (TCHC) – 11 Newbold Ave
  • Coltsworth Crescent (TCHC) – 33 Coltsworth Cres
  • Elmer Avenue (TCHC) – 98 Elmer Ave
  • Hanson House (TCHC) – 7 Coatsworth Cres
  • Woodbine Acres (TCHC) – 133 Merrill Ave
  • Beaches Lions Centennial (TCHC) – 50 Norway Ave

Food Festivals

Food Festivals are a unique opportunity to enjoy local food and learn more about the restaurants in our community. We invite you yo learn more about the festivals in our ward below:

Taste of the Danforth – Danforth Avenue

Festival of South Asia – Gerrard India Bazaar, 1426 Gerrard St E

Beach, BBQ & Brews Festival – Woodbine Park

Emergency Food Assistance Programs

Glen Rhodes United Church Food Bank  –1470 Gerrard St E

Calvary Baptist Church Food Bank – (416) 691-2899, 72 Main St

Beach Interfaith Outreach Program

–Friday Lunch – 975 Kingston Rd

–Monday Lunch –

1810 Queen St E

–Thursday Lunch –

140 Wineva Ave

–Wednesday Lunch –

109 Kenilworth Ave

Neighbourhood Link Support Services

3036 Danforth Ave

St. Aiden’s Church Monday Overnight Hostel (OotC) –

70 Silver Birch Ave