Thriteen A Social Enterprise

Youth Entrepreneurial Training Program and Social Enterprise of Parkdale Food Centre

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Thirteen A Social Enterprise (13:ASE) is an entrepreneurial program of the Parkdale Food Centre. We engage youth who are seeking employment and skills development opportunities in the operation of our social enterprise.

By engaging participants in all aspects of business decisions and development, in a collaborative and supported space, this program helps participants gain strong emotional and social skills as well as confidence in themselves and their future. 

13:ASE also serves as an entry point into the labour market. It provides a supportive first work experience and the opportunity to build a social and professional network. The skills that participants and peer mentors develop through 13:ASE are directly related to improving access to work experience, obtaining experience, gaining community connections and language development.  

Our Products

African Spice Mixes

4 Spices: Complete Thirteen Spice Collection
4 Spices: Complete Thirteen Spice Collection

4 Spices: Complete Thirteen Spice Collection

$24.00

Berbere Spice
Berbere Spice

Berbere Spice

$5.99

Pilau Masala Spice Blend
Pilau Masala Spice Blend

Pilau Masala Spice Blend

$5.99

Pili Pili Spice Blend
Pili Pili Spice Blend

Pili Pili Spice Blend

$5.99

Xawaash Spice
Xawaash Spice

Xawaash Spice

$5.99

Recipe Blog

Anna - Sweet and Spicy Pili Pili Pizza Sauce
Anna - Sweet and Spicy Pili Pili Pizza Sauce

By Meagan McVeigh on Apr 27, 2021

Beef stew with injera & salad
Beef stew with injera & salad

By Meagan McVeigh on Apr 15, 2021

Haddock fillets with rice and veggie.
Haddock fillets with rice and veggie.

By Meagan McVeigh on Apr 07, 2021

Sambusa's with Xawaash spice

Learn to make an amazing Somali snack

Youth Resources

Youth Jobs With CSED!
Youth Jobs With CSED!

By Meagan McVeigh on May 04, 2021

Community Building Youth Futures Event
Community Building Youth Futures Event

By Meagan McVeigh on May 03, 2021

Warrior Yoga - Wellness package
Warrior Yoga - Wellness package

By Meagan McVeigh on Apr 27, 2021

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