Food Bank of York Region Articles

Food Banks, where food is stored and given to individuals in need, is not a new concept. In fact, the very first food bank in Canada opened in Edmonton, Alberta in 1981. There was a large need after a...
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Despite being a developed nation, Canada struggles to ensure food security for all its citizens. In particular, First Nations communities have experienced disproportionately higher rates of food...
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In an era where environmental concerns are at the forefront of global discussions, sustainable farming has emerged as a beacon of hope, offering practical solutions to pressing challenges. This...
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Food banks serve as critical pillars of support for individuals and families facing food insecurity. These organizations play a crucial role in bridging the gap between available resources and the...
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The high cost of nutritious ingredients often poses a significant barrier, leading to food insecurity and compromised well-being. However, there are ways to create delicious and nourishing meals...
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Food insecurity, a distressing reality affecting millions of Canadians, extends beyond the physical realm. In addition to its evident consequences, such as inadequate nutrition and physical health...
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Food insecurity is a pressing issue affecting millions of Canadians, with far-reaching consequences that extend beyond mental health. However, in addition to the psychological burden, food insecurity...
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In this blog, we aim to raise awareness about the intersection of food insecurity and maternal health in Canada. We will explore the underlying causes of food insecurity, the barriers faced by mothers...
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