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September 2021

How food banks rescued more than 200,000 pounds of produce to feed their communities

How food banks rescued more than 200,000 pounds of produce to feed their communities
In 2019, with funding from the Trillium Foundation, a partnership between the Unemployed Help Centre of Windsor, Feed Ontario, and Food Banks Canada was developed tot to evaluate the benefits of rescuing surplus produce from the rich farmland of Essex County. Read more about this post

Food Banker Spotlight - Sharon Palmer

Food Banker Spotlight - Sharon Palmer
We are always interested in hearing more about the individuals in food banking across Canada! This month, our spotlight is on Sharon Palmer from Barrie food bank. Read more about this post

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Hunger Facts

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of food distributed by Canadian food banks is fresh (eg. milk, eggs, fresh or frozen fruits and vegetables, bread)