The Artist Creating Urban Farms to Feed Philadelphia

BY KAREN CHERNICK   Not many churches can boast their own Garden of Eden, but South Philadelphia’s historic Union Baptist Church (UBC) can. When Loretta Lewis and other veteran congregants of UBC opened a soup kitchen 20 years ago, they made a solemn pledge: “We just...

Karma: The App Fighting In The Battle Of Food Waste

By Alison Coleman   Millions of tonnes of food are thrown away each year, around a third by restaurants and retailers, and much of it perfectly edible. One social startup that was quick to spot an opportunity in the mounting problem of food waste has come up with a...

Fraser Valley pilot project turns food waste into feasts

If you’re not going to eat it, somebody else will. That’s why a new pilot project is giving food waste a second chance. The Fraser Valley Regional District in partnership with FoodMesh — an online marketplace connecting farmers, restaurants and food producers with...

Help your teen to pack healthy school lunches

Promo image MaxPixel     The further they stay away from that cafeteria food, the better! As many families prepare for the start of school, the Internet abounds with advice on how to pack lunches for young kids. But what about teens? These older students are...

7 ways to cut down on food waste

Public Domain Unsplash     Households are responsible for 40 percent of the food that goes to waste in the U.S. every year. That leaves a lot of room for improvement. You probably know the feeling — that terrible guilt when you dump an entire bunch of parsley or...