Our Community and Partners

The Junction BIA- The Junction Business Improvement Area is the voice of the business community. It is committed to improving and promoting the Junction area through investment and advocacy to maintain its position as Toronto’s premier shopping, business and entertainment destination.


Second Harvest- Second Harvest is the largest food rescue program in Canada. Since 1985, Second Harvest has been picking up donated, excess food, which would otherwise go to waste, and delivering that food to community agencies in Toronto.


Local Food Plus- Local Food Plus (LFP) is Canada’s premier solutions provider for local sustainable procurement. Founded in 2005, LFP is an award winning charitable non-profit committed to growing local sustainable food systems.


Organic Trade Authority-The Organic Trade Association (OTA) is the membership-based business association for the organic industry in North America. OTA’s mission is to promote and protect organic trade to benefit the environment, farmers, the public, and the economy. OTA envisions organic products becoming a significant part of everyday life, enhancing people’s lives and the environment.


Ocean Wise- Ocean Wise is a conservation program created to educate and empower consumers about the issues surrounding sustainable seafood.


Canadian Health Food Association-The Canadian Health Food Association is Canada’s largest trade association dedicated to natural health and organic products.



Farm Start- FarmStart aims to encourage and support a new generation of entrepreneurial, ecological farmers.

There are many challenges facing new farmers, but there are also many exciting opportunities. The new farmers we support bring skills, connections and passion that can lead to innovation and renewal.