The David Suzuki Foundation is an organization based on the work of a prominent Canadian environmentalist by the same name. The goals of the organization is to protect the climate, transform the economy, protect and reconnect with nature, and build communities. Ultimately they are working towards social change to benefit our impacted environment.
York University’s Faculty of Environmental Studies is an institutional leader in “interdisciplinary teaching, learning and research about natural, built, social, cultural, and political-economic environments and the dynamic relationships between these. Dedicated to inspiring active-learners and engaged citizens, we are a community that respects and values insight, creativity, justice, and diversity and that works to promote significant social and environmental change toward the creation of a more equitable and sustainable world through imaginative and critical thought, and concerted action.”
Looking for a farmers marker in your area of Ontario? Look no further! Farmers Markets Ontario provides a list with many of the markets in the province with all their information. Support local, sustainable food!
FoodShare, a Toronto non-profit organization, promotes “an awareness that fresh, whole foods are key to health, well-being and disease prevention, and to illustrate this principle through all our programs.”
The Stop Community Food Centre “strives to increase access to healthy food in a manner that maintains dignity, builds community and challenges inequality.” They have two locations in Toronto providing multiple community-based programs, such as a food bank, bake ovens and markets, community cooking and advocacy programs, sustainable food systems education, and much, much more!