The statistics that are often used to quantify the shocking amount of food that we produce but end up discarding are staggering.
Not only are we wasting the actual food, but we’re also throwing out the water, energy and other resources we’ve used to produce it.
Various United Nations studies estimate that at least one third of all food produced by the global agricultural system doesn’t make it from the farm to the table.
In Canada, the Value Chain Management Centre has found that our food waste sits at approximately $27 billion a year. Continue reading More cooking, better labelling can address food waste