Unleashing the power of place for local communities to thrive in the global economy.

Our Approach

At Shorefast, we see community as the unit of change to create economic resilience, both locally and on a global scale.

What is Economic Nutrition?

Our Work

We are one of Canada’s largest social enterprises that brings together world-class community businesses and initiatives. We are proudly many things.

Community Economies
Fogo Island Inn
Economic Nutrition
Fogo Island Arts
Fogo Island Fish
Fogo Island Workshops

Support Our Work

Shorefast’s activities comprise a holistic set of initiatives that hold relevance to community economic development. As a registered charity, these programs would not be possible without the generous support of friends of Shorefast who believe in our mission and want to help amplify our impact on Fogo Island and beyond.

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