Thirteen A Social Enterprise

Youth Entrepreneurial Training Program / Spice Business / 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. Where we make and sell African spice mixes inspired by the country particiapants of the program have come from.

13:ASE serves as an entry point into the labour market. It provides a supportive first work experience and helps participants gain strong emotional and social skills as well as confidence in themselves and their future. 

Our Products

African Spice Mixes

Thirteen - Berbere Spice Mix
Thirteen - Berbere Spice Mix - Thirteen: A Social Enterprise

Thirteen - Berbere Spice Mix

$5.99

Thirteen - Pilau Masala Spice Mix
Thirteen - Pilau Masala Spice Mix - Thirteen: A Social Enterprise

Thirteen - Pilau Masala Spice Mix

$5.99

Thirteen - Pili Pili Spice Mix
Thirteen - Pili Pili Spice Mix - Thirteen: A Social Enterprise

Thirteen - Pili Pili Spice Mix

$5.99

Thirteen - Xawaash Spice Mix
Thirteen - Xawaash Spice Mix - Thirteen: A Social Enterprise

Thirteen - Xawaash Spice Mix

$5.99

Recipe Blog

Ethiopian Berbere Beef Tibs
Ethiopian Berbere Beef Tibs

By Meagan McVeigh on Jun 14, 2022

Creamy Xawaash Pasta with chicken
Creamy Xawaash Pasta with chicken

By Meagan McVeigh on Jun 13, 2022

Stuffed Bell peppers
Stuffed Bell peppers

By Libin Omar on Apr 24, 2022

Sambusa's with Xawaash spice

Learn to make an amazing Somali snack

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United Way Community Builder Award
United Way Community Builder Award

By Meagan McVeigh on Jan 25, 2022