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And feed more than 14,000 people.
This is the time of year people tend to scrimp a bit more and in conjunction with people setting health goals for the new year, I wanted to pass on some money-saving tips. These tips, however, are not food shopping or coupon saving ideas but how to save money once you've brought that food home.
Food waste costs $31 per week per household.
Second Harvest saved 8.2 million pounds of food destined for the dumpster in 2015, and they've rescued 100 million pounds total.
There’s nothing worse than leafy greens you bought last week turning brown.
To freeze or not to freeze, that is the question.
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One million visitors is a lot of food — and a lot of food waste.
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Pickles make everything better. These little jars of happiness will keep for years and also make great gifts. Pickling could not be easier and will mean you get to preserve all your favourite veggies. Here's how to save money, reduce your environmental impact and become everyone's favourite pickle fairy.
While the old adage tells us to waste not and want not, all too often surplus food ends up uneaten. Canada's mounting amount of wasted food is costing consumers and cutting into the country's overall economy output. Canada's economy is losing the equivalent of two per cent of its entire GDP each year to food waste.
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How homegrown Canadian tech is tackling our $31 billion food waste crisis.
Now you don't have to eat the same thing for four days.
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The fact that it passed entirely without notice reaffirms just how lucky we are to live in this blessed land of plenty. But perhaps it's a good occasion to reflect upon the importance of food in our tumultuous, changing world.
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No dumpster-diving necessary.
New law makes larger supermarkets sign food donation contracts with charities or risk fines of up to $100,000 or two years in jail.
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Food waste in Canada is a serious problem. According to a 2010 study, every year Canadians waste $27 billion worth of food and about 1 in 4 food items are are thrown out without being consumed. It's a...
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Earth Day. Like New Year’s, it comes every year on the same day, April 22. For the uninitiated, it’s also the perfect time to begin adopting a few simple resolutions that will help you eat green and h...
As environmentally conscious consumers increasingly demand more sustainable packaging, we are seeing significant innovation in food industry packaging. With that, we see five emerging trends that we expect to continue and grow in coming years.
Growing up I remember my mom saying this when I didn't finish my food. And by the sounds of it, others could benefit from remembering this popular idiom as well.
Recently I read that the average American throws away 396 pounds of food each year, according to the Natural Resources Defense Council. This statistic doesn't surprise me.
Poor meal planning and a susceptibility to buying in bulk are among the reasons Canadians end up dumping so much edible food in their garbage. "I would say that, in general, people are buying more th...