Toronto's Black Food Sovereignty Plan Shows City's 'Waking Up' To Inequalities, Advocate Says

The CBC reports on Anan Lololi the executive director of Afri-Can FoodBasket. The non-profit has been campaigning for food justice for Black Torontonians since the 1990s and Lololi began running the urban farm in 2002. It's a way to build up Black food sovereignty in Toronto — a concept rooted in people's right to have access to healthy food that's traditional to their cultures. 

Nearly 20 years later City council passed Canada's first Black Food Sovereignty Plan. The main objectives are to develop new food security initiatives led by the Black community, support and fund existing programs and restructure the city's own strategies. 

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