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Joe G. Thomas

Joe G. Thomas is an Author, Farmer, and founder of Black Vegans of Toronto. He is a strong advocate of...

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Cara McArthur

My name is Cara McArthur. I am a community advocate, public speaker, educator, and community engagement specialist who is passionate...

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Pamela Phan

Pamela Phan is a lifelong resident and community worker in the Jane-Finch community. She is passionate about food and climate...

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Ernest Barnie

My name is Ernest Barnie. I am a Registered Social Service worker, currently serving as a Case Manager (Job Retention Specialist)...

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Julian Hasford

My family immigrated from Ghana to Canada in the late 1970s, settling in Jane/Finch (Driftwood) where I spent my childhood...

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Bernice Yanful

Hello. My name is Bernice Yanful. I am a current BCCF steering committee member. I recently completed PhD studies at...

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Charlyn Ellis

Charlyn Ellis has been an active member of the urban farming community for over fifteen years. Since 2009, she has...

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Sam Tecle

Sam Tecle is Assistant Professor of Community Engaged Learning at New College, University of Toronto. His work focuses on Black and...

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Aisha Jalloh

Aisha Jalloh is a current student at York University completing her Bachelor’s degree in Social Work. Aisha’s experience with food insecurity and...

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Leanne Rabinowitz

Leanne Rabinowitz is a chef and nutritionist with a Bachelor of Commerce in Food Administration from the University of Guelph....

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Prosper Agamlor

Prosper Kwaku Agamlor is a dedicated community leader and passionate advocate for sustainable agriculture. With a background in Economics and...

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Cornelia Mazgarean

Cornelia Mazgarean was born in Romania, where she experienced the dictatorial regime of Ceausescu and lived through the revolution of...

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Deepak Monga

My name is Deepak Monga. I am a senior, retired from TD Insurance with work experience of over 30 years...

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