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The Good Food Organizations program aims to increase the capacity of community food security organizations to offer healthy and dignified food programs in their communities.

The program offers resources, customized training, grants, an annual conference, and opportunities to network and promote shared priorities.

By working together through a set of shared principles, the Good Food Organizations initiative connects like-minded organizations across Canada and beyond in a collective commitment to achieving a healthy and fair food system.


Benefits of the program

As a Good Food Organization, you’ll have access to:
  • Resources: Toolkits, manuals, videos, and other tools
  • Training: Customized online training sessions and an annual conference
  • Grants: Funding streams that support programs and capacity-building
  • Community: Alliance with a network of organizations doing progressive community food work


Applications

Community Food Centres Canada accepts applications to the GFO program on an annual basis. The application round for this year is currently closed and will re-open in the fall of 2019. Please email us to be alerted of the next application round. 


Learn more & apply 

 

Good Food Organizations

Alberta
Blackfalds Food Bank Society Blackfalds,
Community Food Connections Association Medicine Hat
Community Kitchen Program of Calgary Calgary
E4C Edmonton
Families Living Well Society Edmonton
Hillhurst Sunnyside Community Association Calgary
Interfaith Food Bank Society of Lethbridge Lethbridge
Jasper Place Wellness Centre Edmonton
Medicine Hat and District Food Bank Medicine Hat
The Alex Community Food Centre Calgary
The Mustard Seed Edmonton
British Columbia
Alexandra Neighbourhood House Surrey
Burnaby Food First Burnaby
Cedar Cottage Neighbourhood House Vancouver
Chetwynd Public Library Chetwynd
Community Connections Revelstoke Society Revelstoke
Community Connections Society of Southeast BC Cranbrook
Cowichan Green Community Duncan
Christ Church Cathedral Vancouver
Downtown Eastside Neighbourhood House Vancouver
Enderby & District Community Resource Centre Enderby
Family Services of Greater Vancouver Vancouver
Food Action Society of the North Okanagan Vernon
Fresh Roots Urban Farm Society Vancouver
Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House Vancouver
Gordon Neighbourhood House Vancouver
Grandview Woodland Food Connection Vancouver
Growing Chefs Society Vancouver
Interior Community Services Kamloops
Jewish Family Service Agency Vancouver
Kitsilano Neighbourhood House Vancouver
Kiwassa Neighbourhood House Vancouver
Lakes District Family Enhancement Society Burns Lake
LifeCycles Project Society Victoria
Little Mountain Neighbourhood House Vancouver
Lush Valley Food Action Society Courtney
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House Vancouver
Nelson and District Women's Centre Nelson
Nelson Food Cupboard Nelson
North Kootenay Lake Community Services Society Kaslo
North Shore Neighbourhood House North Vancouver
Old Firehall Collective Society Nakusp
People for a Healthy Community on Gabriola Island Society Gabriola Island
Renfrew Collingwood Food Security Institute Vancouver
Richmond Food Bank Society Richmond
Richmond Food Security Society Richmond
Saint Vincent de Paul Victoria Victoria
Salt Spring and Southern Gulf Islands Community Services Society Salt Spring Island
South Vancouver Neighbourhood House Vancouver Sechelt
West Kootenay Permaculture Co-op Association (WKPCo-op) / Kootenay Food Winlaw
Manitoba
Elmwood Community Resource Centre and Area Winnipeg,
Food Matters Manitoba Winnipeg
FortWhyte Farms Winnipeg
Knox Centre Winnipeg Winnipeg
Riverwood Church/Garage Community Winnipeg
The NorWest Co-op Community Food Centre Winnipeg
West Central Women's Resource Centre Winnipeg
West Broadway Community Organization Winnipeg
Prince Edward Island
PEI Food Exchange Charlottetown
New Brunswick
Fredericton-Oromocto Community Health Centres Oromocto
Greater Fredericton Social Innovation Fredericton
Horizon Health Network Oromocto
NB Community Harvest Gardens Inc. Fredericton
Oromocto Food Bank (Helpline Inc.) Oromocto
Pedvac Foundation Inc. Port Elgin
Nova Scotia
Chebucto Family Centre Halifax
Colchester Community Support Society Truro
Dartmouth North Community Food Centre Dartmouth
Ecology Action Centre, Our Food Project Halifax
The Loaded Ladle Halifax Co-operative Halifax
North End Community Health Association Halifax
Pan Cape Breton Food Hub Co-op Baddeck
YWCA Halifax Halifax
Nunavut
Qajuqturvik Food Centre Iqaluit
Newfoundland and Labrador
School Lunch Association St. John’s
Ontario
Community Resource Centre (Killaloe) Killaloe
Agincourt Community Services Association Scarborough
All Things Food / Bouffe 360 Mountain
Anti-Hunger Coalition Timmins Timmins
Bethany Hope Centre Ottawa
Black Creek Community Farm Toronto
Bridges Community Health Centre Fort Erie
Centre Wellington Alliance for Good Food Elora
Community Food Share Winchester
Community Harvest Kingston Kingston
Community Matters Toronto Toronto
Crouch Neighbourhood Resource Centre London
Ecosource Mississauga
Eden Food for Change Mississauga
Everdale Hillsburgh
Food for Life Burlington
FoodShare Toronto
Glen Cairn Community Resource Centre London
Good Food Brampton Brampton
Good Food Centre, Ryerson Students' Union Toronto
Good Food Initiatives Steering Committee Ottawa
Green Thumbs Growing Kids Toronto
Greenest City Toronto
Guelph Student FoodBank Guelph
Hamilton Victory Gardens Hamilton
Lakeshore Community Outreach Centre (The Compass) Mississauga
Lakeside HOPE House Guelph
Loving Spoonful Kingston
Mission Services of Hamilton Hamilton
North Hastings Community Cupboard Bancroft
Open Arms Mission of Welland Welland
Open Doors Burlington
Operation Sharing Ingersoll
Ottawa Good Food Box, Centretown Community Health Centre Ottawa
Our Kids Count of Thunder Bay Inc. Thunder Bay
Our Sustenance Oshweken
PARC Toronto
Parkdale Food Centre Ottawa
Regenesis Toronto
Regent Park Community Food Centre Toronto
Regional Food Distribution Association Thunder Bay
Roots to Harvest Thunder Bay
Ryerson Good Food Centre Toronto
Seva Food Bank Mississauga
South Georgian Bay Community Health Centre Wasaga Beach
South Riverdale Community Health Centre Toronto
St. Joe's Supper Table Ottawa
Syme Woolner Neighbourhood and Family Centre Toronto
The Down Stairs Kitchen Hamilton
The Gathering Place North Bay
Hamilton Community Food Centre Hamilton
The Karma Project Port McNicoll
The Local Community Food Centre Stratford
The Nourish and Develop Foundation Cannington
The PACT Urban Peace Program Toronto
The Raw Carrot Soup Enterprise Paris
The Salvation Army Pembroke Pembroke
The Seed Community Food Hub Guelph
The Stop Community Food Centre Toronto
The Table Community Food Centre Perth
Unison Health and Community Services Toronto
UWindsor Good Food Hub Windsor
Welcome Inn Community Centre Hamilton
Women's Rural Resource Centre Strathroy
York Region Food Network Aurora
YWCA Peterborough Haliburton Peterborough
YWCA St. Thomas Food Works St. Thomas
YWCA Toronto Toronto
Caldwell Family Centre Ottawa
Chigamik Community Health Centre Midland
Community Health Centres of Northumberland Port Hope
Community Living Association, Lanark County Carleton Place
Community Support Centre Haldimand Norfolk Caledonia
Eden Food for Change Mississauga
Egale Canada Human Rights Trust Toronto
Food To Share Cherry Valley
Good Neighbours Scarborough
Greenest City Environmental Organization Toronto
Halton Food for Thought Burlington
Harvest Algoma Sault Ste Marie
Langs Farm Village Association Cambridge
M.I.N.D. Program (Moving In New Directions) Toronto
PACT Urban Peace Program / PACT Grow to Learn Toronto
Rare Charitable Research Reserve Cambridge
The Rhema Foundation Canada Sault Ste Marie
Sherbourne Health Centre Toronto
SIRCH Community Services Haliburton
St. Jude Community Homes Toronto
Stonegate Community Health Centre Etobicoke
Sudbury Shared Harvest Sudbury
Summerlunch+ Toronto
Warden Woods Community Centre Scarborough
York Region Food Network Aurora
Quebec
Ateliers Je suis capable Sorel-Tracy
Bread Basket: Lac-Saint-Louis (Corbeille de Pain) Pointe-Claire
Carrefour Alimentaire Centre-Sud Montréal
Family Ties New Carlisle
La Corbeille-Bordeaux-Cartierville Montréal
La Maison d'Entraide St-Paul & Émard Montréal
MADA Community Centre Montreal
Dépôt alimentaire NDG Food Depot Montréal
Produire la Santé Ensemble Val D'espoir
Partageons l'espoir/Share the Warmth Montréal
Sirivik Soup Kitchen Inukjuak
Northwest Territories
Community Garden Society of Inuvik Inuvik
Saskatchewan
CHEP Good Food Inc. Saskatoon
Midwest Food Resources Lloydminster
REACH: Regina Education and Action on Child Hunger Regina
Saskatoon Food Bank & Learning Centre Saskatoon
International
Access of West Michigan Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
Asylum Seeker Resource Centre Footscray, Victoria, Australia
Blaine County Hunger Coalition Bellevue, ID, USA
Catholic Charities of Steuben Bath, NY, USA
CHOW Binghampton, New York, USA
Crossroads Community Services New York, New York, USA
Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona Tucson, Arizona, USA
Cultivating Community Abbotsford, Victoria, Australia
Foodshare Bloomfield, CT, USA
Loudoun Hunger Relief, Inc. Leesburg, VA
Metro Caring Denver, Colarodo, USA
Mother Hubbard's Cupboard Bloomington, Indiana, USA
Northampton Hope Centre and Hope Enterprises Northampton, UK
Northwest Harvest Seattle, WA, USA
Real Economy (Bristol) Limited Bristol, UK