Meaningful work and skill development bring volunteers to food security work.
Canada wastes about $31 billion worth of food a year. Half of that is in the home. Recently, after decades of shoulder-shrugging, solving this problem has become a topic of public discussion.
While waste diversion is an important initiative, it is no longer enough to focus on end-of-pipe solutions. We must ask why so much food is wasted in the first place.
New unit plans help teachers bring food waste research to the change-makers of the future.
Food waste is a $31B problem in Canada alone. That’s like everyone in the country throwing $760 a year in the trash