Environment
5 questions with GSK Canada

5 questions with GSK Canada

Second Harvest is humbled by the incredible support we receive to fight food insecurity and reduce our country’s environmental footprint. We had the chance to ask a few questions to Alison Pozzobon, Head of Communications and Interim Head of Government Affairs and Market Access at GSK Canada.

Tips for growing herbs indoors

Tips for growing herbs indoors

No more wilted parsley! Growing herbs indoors is a rewarding way to have fresh, flavorful ingredients at your fingertips year-round.

Pulses: the unsung heroes

Pulses: the unsung heroes

These humble crops are powerhouses that nourish soil and people, making them crucial for sustainable farming and global food security.

Legacy giving: What it is and how to get involved

Legacy giving: What it is and how to get involved

Legacy giving, also known as planned giving, is a philanthropic act in which individuals include a charitable organization in their estate plans. Through legacy giving, donors have the opportunity to make a lasting impact on causes they care about, while also potentially receiving financial benefits such as tax advantages.

Spring cleaning that keeps your kitchen fresh and food waste-free

Spring cleaning that keeps your kitchen fresh and food waste-free

A clean kitchen isn’t just about aesthetics — it’s a key player in keeping your food fresh longer and minimizing food waste. With a few simple cleaning hacks, you can transform your kitchen into a tidy, organized oasis that preserves your groceries and helps reduce food waste.

Joe Davidson’s journey with Second Harvest

Joe Davidson’s journey with Second Harvest

While Joe Davidson and his wife were volunteering at a food bank in the Annex, they would often see a Second Harvest delivery truck. That piqued Joe’s interest, and after learning more about the organization’s mission, he signed up to be a volunteer without hesitation.

Celebrating food scraps on Stop Food Waste Day

Celebrating food scraps on Stop Food Waste Day

Every year on April 24, people come together to observe Stop Food Waste Day, a global initiative aimed at raising awareness about the staggering amount of food wasted each day and promoting solutions to combat it.

Pfenning’s Organic Vegetables sows the seeds of a sustainable future

Pfenning’s Organic Vegetables sows the seeds of a sustainable future

The Pfenning family has a long history of farming in Germany — more than 400 years — before establishing themselves here in New Hamburg, Ontario in 1981. Pfenning’s spans over 700 acres of fertile farmland, where 40 different crops of fruits and vegetables flourish under the stewardship of the family and their dedicated team.

Choose what you’ll use: Tips for meal planning success

Choose what you’ll use: Tips for meal planning success

During Food Waste Action Week (March 18 – March 24), we celebrate small changes in daily habits that can make a significant lasting impact. This year’s theme “Choose What You’ll Use” is a perfect opportunity to highlight the benefits of buying loose fruits and vegetables, which can be achieved by an effective meal plan.

Flour Power

Flour Power

Flours made from food scraps offer a dual benefit: they reduce food waste while providing nutritious alternatives to traditional flours.

Why monthly giving matters

Why monthly giving matters

The decision to become a monthly donor goes beyond mere financial support – it represents hope and a determination to make a positive change.