York Region Food Network

Record Details
Alternate Name YRFN
Office Phone 905-841-3101
Toll Free Phone 1-866-454-9736 (1-866-454-YRFN)
Fax 905-841-3789
E-Mail 4moreinfo@yrfn.ca
Website www.yrfn.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/yorkregionfoodnetwork
Instagram Instagram: www.instagram.com/yorkregionfoodnetwork
LinkedIn LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/york-region-food-network
Twitter Twitter: www.twitter.com/YRFoodNetwork
Primary Contact Joan Stonehocker, Executive Director; Email: JoanS@yrfn.ca
Alternate Contact David Lightwood, Good Food Hub Coordinator; Email: davidl@yrfn.ca
Established 1986
Funding Regional / Municipal - York Region ; Provincial - Ontario Senior's Secretariat ; Fundraising ; Donations ; United Way - Toronto and York Region ; Foundation - Trillium Foundartion ; New Horizons; TD Friends of the Environment ; Greenbelt Fund
Description (Service) community programs offering healthy, accessible and sustainable food and related education and assistance including:

Seeds for Change (Urban Agriculture) - community gardens * workshops for growing and processing food, urban agriculture development
Good Food Box - fresh produce is available for purchase on a monthly basis * Seasonal produce is available in $15 or $25 sizes
Community Breakfast : Drop in to help prepare then enjoy free breakfast with other community members
Community Cooks : Cooking program for groups designed to save surplus and donated food, build kitchen confidence and employability, and create meals for distribution in community
Gleaning program : York Region farmers invite low-income families to pick fruits and vegetables that would go to waste or be plowed
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm * Community Breakfast Tue 9:30 am-11 am
Areas Served York Region
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call for information
Languages English
Fees None
Located In Community Aurora
Address & Map
350 Industrial Pkwy S
Aurora, ON L4G 3V7
 
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Intersection Industrial Pkwy S and Vandorf Sdrd
Physical Access Unknown
Service Categories Community Gardening ; Community Meals ; Food Collection and Storage ; Food Preparation Facilities ; Fresh Food ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Hunger/Food Issues
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