Understanding Food Waste and Food Insecurity with Leftovers Foundation

In this episode, Melania Antoszko spoke to Garnet Borch, the Leftovers Foundation Edmonton City Coordinator about food waste, how to minimize it in your household, and the relationship between food redirection organizations and long-term solutions to food insecurity.

What is food waste and why does it matter? In this episode, Melania Antoszko spoke to Garnet Borch, the Leftovers Foundation Edmonton City Coordinator to answer her questions about food waste, how to minimize food waste in your household, and the relationship between food redirection organizations and long term solutions to food insecurity. The Leftovers Foundation is one of Western Canada’s largest food rescue charities with a dual mission of reducing food waste and increasing food access through community mobilization. 

They also listened to a couple of clips from the first episode of the Wasted Leftovers webinar series with Tamisan Bencz-Knight from Edmonton's Food Bank. 

The link to the webinar: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FnWJ_rHaZNg&t=3294s

To learn more about food insecurity, check out these resources from Second Harvest: https://secondharvest.ca/what-we-do/e-learning-courses/



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