Food insecurity in Canada’s remote North is at an all-time high—57% of community members in Nunavut are food insecure. The high cost of good, nutritious food in the North is too expensive for most and shipments are weather-dependent and infrequent.
The average Canadian household wastes almost $5 a day ($1,766 per year) on food they’ll end up tossing. Here are 8 food waste facts from our Avoidable Food Waste report to think about the next time you grocery shop or purge your fridge.
If you had a choice between an avocado with a bruise and one without, which one would you choose? Therein lies the problem. Our demand for food perfection is fueling a broken system—and adding to world hunger and environmental degradation.
Every year, over $7 billion worth of food is wasted at hotels, restaurants and institutions such as school cafeterias. That’s about 13% of all food loss and waste in Canada. The biggest culprit is plate waste. Find out what it is and how to stop it.
Did you know that eggs are one of nature’s most nutritious foods? An egg is considered a complete protein and contains all 9 essential amino acids and 13 essential vitamins and minerals. Hear from Burnbrae Farms and their generous donation of 16,000 eggs.
Your kitchen pantry and cupboards are stocked with canned and dried goods, jams and jars, spices and sauces—now what? Here are tips and recipe ideas to help get you re-inspired to cook and eat great food straight from your pantry!