Food Waste
Canada’s Invisible Food Network release

Canada’s Invisible Food Network release

As a follow-up to Second Harvest’s 2019 report, The Avoidable Crisis of Food Waste, Second Harvest is releasing a second research report titled Canada’s Invisible Food Network. It is the first report to reveal the massive, invisible patchwork of community...

WASTE REDUCTION WEEK: Curb Your Household Food Waste

WASTE REDUCTION WEEK: Curb Your Household Food Waste

The third week of October marks Canada’s Waste Reduction Week where organizations and individuals celebrate initiatives that curb waste and inspire others to do the same. Here are four simple steps that you can do to reduce your household food waste—and join the celebration.

5 Questions with…the Tobin-Krofchick Family

5 Questions with…the Tobin-Krofchick Family

This month, we’re talking to Harris Krofchick and Michelle Tobin about their family’s philanthropy and how giving where you live can be a path to healing the world.

Our Climate Crisis and Food Security

Our Climate Crisis and Food Security

The 2021 IPCC report sheds a devastating light on our climate crisis. Find out how our global food security will be impacted by changing growing seasons and what we must do to make our broken food systems sustainable in the difficult years to come.

A Drop’s Worth: The Value of Water on Food Security

A Drop’s Worth: The Value of Water on Food Security

Are we valuing water like we should? If 70% of freshwater goes to agriculture—and a majority of that food is lost or wasted along the food supply chain—what does that say about how much water is worth?

Youth Food Waste Prevention Symposium

Youth Food Waste Prevention Symposium

Reducing food loss and waste is serious work that can also be a lot of fun! Join our Symposium designed for youth and families! Click for more information.

Celebrating five years of support from the Walmart Foundation

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...

Using the Power of Technology for Good

Using the Power of Technology for Good

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.

Food Safety for Non-Profits

Food Safety for Non-Profits

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.

Restore Our Earth: The (Avoidable) Cost of Food Waste

Restore Our Earth: The (Avoidable) Cost of Food Waste

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.

Tempest in a Green Bin: The Food Waste Revolution

Tempest in a Green Bin: The Food Waste Revolution

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 …

Become a Food Defender! No-Waste Eating

Become a Food Defender! No-Waste Eating

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.

Art of the Pantry: Finding New Inspiration in Your Cupboards

Art of the Pantry: Finding New Inspiration in Your Cupboards

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!