Brain Exercises: Digital learning in February

by | Feb 3, 2021 | Community

Join us for two great food safety webinars this month—they’re informative, useful, the hosts are friendly, and they’re free for anyone!

Food Safety Basics

Does “best before” really mean “bad after”? Our Food Safety Basics webinar session unpacks the four key ways to avoid the growth of harmful micro-organisms while providing you with the tools to prevent unnecessary food waste caused by misinterpreting best-before date labels. A solid educational resource for food business staff, food program volunteers and anyone who wants a food-safe, zero-waste kitchen.

Pro tip: Does the student or teacher in your life need a classroom resource or activity on health and nutrition? This webinar is a great fit for secondary students, too.

Food Safety Basics
Wednesday, February 17, 2021
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST
Register on Eventbrite

Maximizing Your Food — How to Store it Right

Are wilted veggies inevitable? How long can food actually stay safe out of the fridge? So much of food waste—and food-borne illnesses—can be avoided by following a few simple guidelines for storing and chilling. From why you have to respect the cold chain to how to cover the secret to reviving food, join a chef with 20 years of experience and learn how to store food the right way. This webinar is another great resource for food business staff, food program volunteers and anyone interested in saving food… and money!

Pro tip: Have a question about cooking or food safety? Bring it to the Q&A with our chef.

Maximizing Your Food – How to Store It Right
Wed, February 24, 2021
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST
Register on Eventbrite

We have more great webinars coming in March, so check next month’s Harvest Journal for all the details!

Our Climate Crisis and Food Security

Our Climate Crisis and Food Security

The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released its 2021 report in August 2021. Based on the analysis of over 14,000 studies, the report soberly concludes that humans have caused a climate crisis.  The devastating impacts will be...

Catching Up With Two Marathon Mavens

Catching Up With Two Marathon Mavens

The Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon is back with an in-person 10K on October 17 and a month-long virtual race from October 1 – 31. Second Harvest is proud to be a charity partner of the STWM and we’re even prouder of these two utterly inspiring women who are...

The Laid-Back Lager That Gives Back

The Laid-Back Lager That Gives Back

COZ is a tiny craft beer that thinks big. The math is simple: with every COZ tallboy purchased, they will donate 50 cents to Second Harvest – enough to rescue a meal’s worth of food for someone in need. We asked Jeff Spriet, partner at COZ Beer, a six-pack of...