Plate-forme des Actions Alimentaires Urbaines

Toronto: food as a tool for job creation and integration

Author: FAO, EStà, City of Toronto

Community Food Works (CFW) is a programme implemented by the City of Toronto for low-income residents that integrates food handler training and certification, nutrition education, and employment support. Since 2015, the City adapted the programme to migrants and refugees (Community Food Works for Newcomer Settlement) to support their integration and employment in the city.

Region: North America
Coverage: Canada
Areas of focus: Social and economic equity