Welcome to York Region Food Network

YRFN’s Response to COVID-19

At York Region Food Network, health is top of mind in everything that we do. 

In response to COVID-19, YRFN will be focusing on our food access programs and shifting our resources away from community programming over the next few months. 

Here’s what you can expect at YRFN: As of Tuesday, March 17 from 9:30am – 10:30am, our drop-in breakfast will no longer serve seated meals. Breakfast will be available for takeaway.   York Region Food Networks knows that this is a hard time for many. If you need information about immediate food assistance, please reach out to us at 905-841-3101 or 4moreinfo@yrfn.ca.

All other YRFN workshops, events and classes are postponed until further notice. This includes Community Cooks and other workshops. 

Though we won’t be seeing you in person over the next few months, follow us on social media. YRFN staff will be sharing with you all our favourite recipes and seed starting tips for you to try at home. 

Wishing everyone a healthy few months. 


York Region Emergency Food Resources During COVID-19

Click here or on the image above for a complete list of Covid-19 resources


Gift a Box!

So many of you have asked to gift Good Food Boxes to others in the community… so, we’ve set up an initiative to allow just that!

‘Gift a Box’ gives you the opportunity to purchase Good Food Boxes for members of the community facing heightened food insecurity. Far too many households in York Region are struggling with inadequate food access. ‘Gift a Box’ helps to get healthy, fresh produce onto tables across York Region.

To gift a Good Food Box go to: http://ow.ly/TVA650zZWHj


A new Good Food Box pickup location

Next order dates are:

Order by September 30, 2020 for pickup on October 7, 2020

Order by October 14, 2020 for pickup on October 28, 2020

Order your Good Food Box here!

We need your help!

We are redesigning our website and are looking for User Experience Research Volunteers.

This role is perfect for anyone with a passion for food and their community. Your work will help us in redesigning our online presence and ensuring that information about food in York Region is easily accessible.

What we need from you:

  • Critically review our online presence and offer constructive feedback
  • Offer feedback about user experience
  • Propose new ideas for enhancing engagement
  • Be part of something that positively impacts the community

If you have some time available, we would appreciate your feedback by September 25, 2020.

If you have any questions, please send an email to 4moreinfo @ yrfn.ca

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