Potatoes, Potatoes, Potatoes! What a versatile ingredient. Our favourite way to prepare potatoes is making crispy, saucy Patatas Bravas Madrina! This crowd-pleasing recipe will also be available to taste at Toronto Taste on June 12th!
Sami Abdurahim: Second Harvest’s Highway Star
Second Harvest’s very own Sami Abdurahim is the winner of this year’s Highway Star of the Year Award, presented by Today’s Trucking. The Highway Star of the Year exemplifies the best in Canadian truck drivers, who give back to their industry and community, and demonstrate an ongoing commitment to safety and professionalism.
Volunteer Spotlight: Hyame Fadel-Jardine
With the Toronto Taste just around the corner, long-time volunteer Hyame Fadel-Jardine takes pride in her role … and Second Harvest is better for it. We had a chance to ask Hyame a few questions about her role and history with Second Harvest and Toronto Taste.
Hero Truck Pull will Again Inspire, Entertain and Raise Funds for a Great Cause
The 3rd Annual Second Harvest Hero Truck Pull is returning the Nathan Phillips Square this Tuesday, September 13th, 2022! Whether you are pulling with your colleagues – or battling the chains with your friends and family – this event will put your mettle to the test.
The Original Toronto Taste Trio
With the 30th anniversary of Toronto Taste, presented by The Daniels Corporation, fast approaching, we are busy chopping, mincing, sautéing, and souffléing behind the scenes in preparation for the event.
Chili Pineapple & Shrimp Mixed Grill, by Chef Roger Mooking
Spring is upon us, barbeques are out of hibernation and the grill is on! For those who enjoy the warmth of the sun and the sizzling of a nearby BBQ, along with the challenge of mastering a grill recipe, read on. Celebrity chef Roger Mooking presented this scrumptious...
Second Harvest has a New Look!
Second Harvest launches its new brand refresh as it unites efforts and double downs on our mission after expanding across Canada and online to meet the growing need for food rescue and hunger relief countrywide.
RENEWAL: Our Relationship with Food & the 4th R of Recycling
To renew means to make like new. Renewal is the process of restoring freshness and reviving something that already existed. Spring is a time of new beginnings. It is a time of renewal. In the natural world, Spring is marked by the first buds, blossoms, and...
Second Harvest Hero Sweepstakes 2022
It’s back again folks! The Second Harvest Hero Sweepstakes, presented by Moneris, is back again for another great year, and with our best prize board yet! With over 25 prizes ranging from games on the go, shopping sprees, sought after sports tickets, and luxury vacations, there’s a little something for everyone to enjoy!
California Wine Experience 2022
California Wines and the Consul General of the US, D. Brent Hardt, invite you to take an exploratory trip to California Wine Country and discover the many vintners and wineries of the Golden State. Soak up the sunshine during this educational, immersive walk-around tasting event that showcases more than 400 wines from California.
For the Love of Giving
“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”—Gandhi. Find out how helping others just for the love of giving can be miraculously life changing for you.
5 Questions With … The Peter Gilgan Foundation
The Peter Gilgan Foundation helps those that help others. Their impressive mission is “To improve the lives of children and families by empowering charities that help the world transition to a more healthy, prosperous, and sustainable future.”
How to Move Millions of Pounds of Rescued Food
As the largest food rescue organization in Canada, Second Harvest knows how to move millions of pounds of surplus food across a logically and geographically challenging country. Our secret? It takes a country to feed a country.
5 Questions with… the Aubrey & Marla Dan Foundation (AMDF)
The Aubrey & Marla Dan Foundation has been creating meaningful social change in Ontario for over 20 years. Now alongside Second Harvest, the partnership aims to make monumental community improvements, such as improving the access to food.
SHINING A LIGHT: The People Behind Canada’s Hunger Relief
Behind every hunger relief statistic is a person. And a story. From the millions of food-insecure Canadians to the thousands of food organizations and donors rising up to support our fellow neighbours, here are stories of generosity and light in a hopeful time of year.
Rediscover Ontario Through This Guided Tour of Culinary Adventures
For many of us, life is busy and opportunities to stop and smell the roses (or rosé) and find new adventures may be few and far between. But when that opportunity knocks, and you can answer, do it!
Donate the Difference Inspires Creativity While Tackling Food Waste
Out of every good idea comes another. Particularly when it comes to charitable work with a purpose. Like with Donate the Difference, a campaign that Second Harvest initiated last summer that challenged participants to reduce their food budget by 10 percent and donate the difference.
Join Hellmann’s Fridge Night and Save Food, Time and Money!
When Hellmann’s Canada launched a new app called Fridge Night, their intention was to help Canadians be more resourceful with their food, waste less in the kitchen, save money (and the planet!) … and to have a lot of fun with it!
Think Outside the (Gift) Box
We are only weeks away from the launch of the holiday season and if you want to get a head start, we have some great gifts that give back to Second Harvest!
MEET HEKTOR: Road Warrior. Food Rescuer. Triple-Bottom-Line Winner.
Hektor has been a driver with Second Harvest for over 15 years. And in that time, he’s personally delivered millions of pounds of fresh food to shelters for the homeless, after-school programs, pre-natal food programs, food banks, student nutrition programs, and to...