Thanks to the support of the Government of Canada’s Emergency Food Security Fund, Second Harvest is launching $22.7 million in new funding for non-profits and charities in communities across Canada to enable the purchase of food, grocery gift cards and food vouchers,...
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...
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.
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.
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.
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?
When Second Harvest and the Yonge Street Mission (YSM) first partnered in 2005, they had a simple goal: to ensure that Torontonians experiencing poverty had access to healthy, fresh food.
Did you know that reducing your food waste can save you money? We toss 2.3 million tonnes of perfectly good food every year, costing Canadian households an average of $1,766 a year.
We all need to do our part to reduce the food waste systems that we’ve become so accustomed to in our homes. Here are 10 smart, yet simple kitchen hacks to start doing now.
In honour of Canada’s Grocery Heroes Day, here’s how some of Second Harvest’s grocery partners helped tackle food waste and hunger in COVID-19.
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.
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...
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!