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What Modern Eating Habits Can Learn From Past Generations

What Modern Eating Habits Can Learn From Past Generations

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.

GIFT IDEAS: 9 Ways to Give Back This Holiday Season

GIFT IDEAS: 9 Ways to Give Back This Holiday Season

The 2020 Giving Gift Guide gives you the opportunity to get gifts for your loved ones while giving back in substantial ways. Second Harvest is fortunate to have the support of these gracious and giving partners who share in our goal of helping those who need help, need food and need hope.

RECIPE: Chilled Beet Soup by Covenant House Toronto

RECIPE: Chilled Beet Soup by Covenant House Toronto

For the Covenant House Toronto, food is a powerful tool to reach homeless and troubled youth. Through food they establish trust and start a conversation. Please see the latest recipe provided to Second Harvest, a delicious Chilled Beet Soup.

GIFT OF GROCERIES to 5.6 Million Canadians Facing Food Insecurity

GIFT OF GROCERIES to 5.6 Million Canadians Facing Food Insecurity

This Giving Tuesday, the “global day of giving” rallies the world to focus on charities. The goal for Second Harvest, along with the incredible matching partnership by the Liu Fu Yu Foundation, is to raise enough funds to provide 40,000 meals to Canadians.

UNBALANCED: The Growing Food Inequality Gap in Canada

UNBALANCED: The Growing Food Inequality Gap in Canada

Millions are hungry while millions of tonnes of good surplus food go to waste every year in Canada. Making that connection is part of the solution. Pandemic aside, food insecurity is a daily reality for too many.

HEARTY & HUNGRY: Smiles Abound as Food Shipment Arrives in Aklavik, NWT

HEARTY & HUNGRY: Smiles Abound as Food Shipment Arrives in Aklavik, NWT

When he saw the Buffalo airlines charter approaching the Aklavik airstrip, swaying and bobbing in the wind, Michael Greenland surely felt relief. The president of the Ehdiitat Gwich’in Council (GTC) in Alkavik, NWT, Michael knew what was on that plane – the first...

STRENGTH & GENEROSITY: Hero Truck Pull Unites a Community

STRENGTH & GENEROSITY: Hero Truck Pull Unites a Community

Goodwill mixed with corporate might, physical strength and a dash of laughter are a powerful combination. This is especially true when it sheds light on the important work surrounding food rescue and hunger relief. Such was the case at Second Harvest’s second annual Hero Truck Pull challenge.

FEEDING YOUNG MINDS: The Importance of Good Food in Schools

FEEDING YOUNG MINDS: The Importance of Good Food in Schools

“We know our kids are hungrier than what the [school] funding can provide,” says a Toronto teacher. Good food and well-balanced meals are essential to a child’s ability to learn. Find out how businesses and communities pull together to donate food to local schools.

The (Brain) Power of 16,000 Burnbrae Farms Eggs

The (Brain) Power of 16,000 Burnbrae Farms Eggs

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.