#Food 58% of all food produced in Canada — 35.5 million tonnes — is lost or wasted every year. In monetary terms, that’s $49 billion we’re chucking in wasted food, or $1,766 per household . Recent research suggests the amount of edible food thrown away by the average household represents enough calories to have an adult over for dinner five nights a week without adding a dime to the grocery bill. The food we fail to cook is cooking our climate. Food loss and waste represents 8% of global greenhouse gas emissions – or, to put it another way, it generates four times as much greenhouse gas emissions per year as global aviation. This is made all the more heartbreaking knowing 4 million Canadians experience food insecurity . With the excess of the Holidays behind us, it’s time to start the new year with a clean plate. One facet of the #GoodFoodChallenge is to cut back on the food we throw away. To get you started, here are some tips and tricks to ensure the food we buy makes it onto our plates, into our tummies and stays out of landfills. Grocery Shopping: Use shopping apps to find items […]

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