From a food safety refresher for non-profits to managing diabetes, we have two high-impact (and free!) webinars on offer this month – learn more and register.
This is the story of how Second Harvest underwent an award-winning digital transformation in just 3 weeks with the RedBit Development team—and helped bring food rescue to Canadians in need in the pandemic.
Whether it’s using food scraps to enrich the earth or finding foods that help with healing, we have great webinars this May for you. Check out what we have in store this month …
Food safety is a crucial part of food rescue. Click to learn how we’re helping our non-profit partners stay healthy – and get some at-home tips, too.
For Earth Month 2021’s theme, Restore Our Earth, we have done a deep dive into the cost of food waste at every step along our food chain and restorative actions to take now in order to slow our impact on our climate.
With the COVID-19 pandemic pushing more people into food insecurity, and food waste contributing to greenhouse gases and climate change, our choices as donors, investors and consumers have never been as urgent as they are today. Read on …
In celebration of Earth Month 2020, Second Harvest continues to offer our free e-learning offerings with Food Defenders, our first-ever, two-day, culinary learning series.
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!
Modern eating habits are a world apart from those of past generations. What have we lost that should be remembered? Despite how far we’ve come (or gone), there are some lessons that our (great) grandparents can teach us about food preparation and preservation that are timeless and relevant today.
This month Second Harvest continues our e-learning seminars with two interesting and informative topics. The free seminars are intended for anyone in expanding their knowledge on these topics.
Second Harvest has been taking the challenge to reduce the amount of good food that goes to waste for 35 years. With rising food insecurity, food prices and climate changes, we need you to take that challenge with us.
Whether it’s with a fleet of trucks or our food rescue tech, Second Harvest’s work of recovering and redistributing healthy surplus food is always on the move. Last year, Second Harvest rescued and redistributed more than 22 million pounds of food – and there is...
‘Tis the season for holiday food waste. In fact, from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Eve every year, food waste increases by 25% with millions of pounds of seasonal foods being thrown out. Here are 7 meal planning tips to be mindful of this year.
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It takes dedication to be a more sustainable and environmentally-friendly consumer. This is especially true when it comes to reducing our food waste and improving our grocery shopping habits.
In Canada, only five types of food have true expiry dates: baby formula, meal replacements or supplement bars, meal supplement drinks, formulated liquid diets and foods used in low-energy diets (the last two both require a prescription).
Second Harvest and Hellmann’s Canada partnered on Animal Crossings: New Horizons where players dressed up in virtual costumes representing food waste. Ultimately, 25,000 meals were rescued and redistributed for people in need.
More than 750 people attended via Zoom and Facebook Live to learn more about how to prevent food waste in their communities, at work and at home. Here is the recap and access to all presentations.
Second Harvest’s own Lori Nikkel was designated a #FoodHero by the United Nations FAO on World Food Day, giving an opportunity for the CEO of Canada’s largest food rescue company to amplify her voice and message to a global audience.
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.