food waste news

Making Change Through Events, Featuring Connectors Malmö

At the end of January, in Malmö, Sweeden, a salon about food waste took place. Food waste experts from Europe, and community members joined together in a relaxed evening to mingle, enjoy music, and dive into the cross-sectional issues around wasting food.  Hosted by Connectors Malmö at start-up HUBn, a co-working space, speakers presented on the issue of food […]

Farm 2 Foodbank

You may already know that Farm 2 Foodbank runs great gleaning programs in the Fraser Valley here in BC, but did you know they’re expanding to the Vancouver/Burnaby/Richmond area!? That’s right, you’re invited to get your hands dirty gleaning fresh produce every week from local farms, and sharing the bounty with local food security organizations. […]

Food Waste Reduction Bill Presented to US Congress

A Food Recovery Act is being presented by Chellie Pingree to the United States congress. The bill will aim to reduce food waste across the United States, and it is hoped that the bill is a landmark moment for economic and environmental practices in US history.  The bill addresses consumer level waste, industrial agricultural waste, […]

Barrier Free Giving

We have updated our resources page! We wanted to make sure our viewers can continue their learning and engagement in the food waste world after viewing our film. To do so, we have compiled some of the most helpful resources we have found over the past few years.  One of the barriers to food recovery […]

Book Launch! Waste-Free Kitchen Handbook

Dana Gunders is a friend of ours, and speaks in Just Eat It: A Food Waste Story as an expert on household waste. She has just released a new book, about exactly that, household food waste reduction! It will be your new best friend in your efforts to reduce food waste in your home. The Waste […]

Food Waste Photo Contest

October is a special month for us because it brings together two of our favourite things: food (Oct 16th is World Food Day) and waste reduction (Oct 19-25 is Waste Reduction Week). To celebrate, we’re holding a delicious photo contest! We are handing out two #JustEatItTips prize bundles- one to a lucky participant, and one […]

U.S. Aims to Reduce Food Waste by 50% in 15 Years

It could be a turning point for food waste advocates. The regulatory body Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and US Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the first ever Food Waste Reduction Goal for the United States. September 16, 2015 launched the beginning of a 15 year commitment to cut food waste in half. This ambitious target […]

Feeding the 5000 Hits Vancouver

What: Feeding 5000 Metro Vancouver (aka FREE LUNCH) When: Wed, May 27th 11:30-1:30pm Where: Vancouver Art Gallery, 750 Hornby St, Vancouver, BC Details: Feeding 5000 puts the topic of food waste back on the table; it’s a “lunch and learn” on a grand scale, and you’re invited. We’re hosting a FREE LUNCH for the public featuring […]

Amsterdam serves up food waste

We made a reservation at Instock for breakfast about 3 days in advance. We thought that the novelty of eating food waste had worn off, yet to be served rescued food in a legitimate restaurant had us excited.  Instock works with grocery chains and farms to craft their meals from food that would otherwise see […]

Jen and Grant discover a rescued food restaurant!

This is a new online series we are starting. The Just Eat It #FoodRescue Spotlight will share inspiring stories of people and organizations on the ground DOING something about food waste and food rescue! In this episode check out this amazing restaurant in Copenhagen, Denmark. Rub and Stub

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