Food Waste
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.

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.

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.

The best way to store chocolate

The best way to store chocolate

Can chocolate go bad? Can you freeze chocolate? How can you store chocolate to keep it longer without losing its quality?

Eco-Friendly Holiday Shopping Tips

Eco-Friendly Holiday Shopping Tips

As we prepare to spread joy in the holiday season, keep the planet in mind. We’ve rounded up some eco-friendly holiday shopping and gift-giving tips.

Giving leftovers a makeover

Giving leftovers a makeover

Rather than weeks after weeks of uninspired reheats, why not embark on a culinary adventure by giving those leftovers a makeover?