WASTELESS WON­DERS

These or­ga­ni­za­tions are clos­ing the loop on food waste

Bayview Post - - Food -

FLASHFOOD APP

In Cana­dian gro­cery stores, many un­sold food items that are within two weeks of best be­fore dates are thrown out. Flashfood app presents these items to shop­pers and lets them pur­chase the food at a dis­counted rate. flashfood.com

FEED IT FOR­WARD

Chef Jag­ger Gor­don uses do­na­tions from food pro­duc­ers in his Feed Fam­i­lies freezer pro­gram, which pro­vides frozen meals to fam­i­lies in need, and his Feed It For­ward pro­gram, which feeds the city’s home­less and vul­ner­a­ble in Nathan Phillips Square each Mon­day. feed­it­for­ward.ca

SEC­OND HAR­VEST

With a mis­sion to end hunger in Canada, this vol­un­teer-driven or­ga­ni­za­tion res­cues food that would oth­er­wise go to land­fill. The team re­dis­tributes the food (With a fo­cus on fresh pro­tein, dairy and pro­duce) to the peo­ple who need it. sec­ond­har­vest.ca

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