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Leah WhiteLeah White has called St. John's home for almost four years and has recently joined Second Harvest (Canada’s largest food rescue charity) as Head of Operations here in Newfoundland and Labrador. Leah comes from a background in the service industry but has worked in many other fields along the way. One of her favourite work experiences was teaching primary school students on Jeju Island in South Korea. From that island to this one, Leah is bringing her enthusiasm to this new role and is honoured to be working for such a wonderful organization that is doing great things for our communities and for our planet.

 

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Food Distribution |

Demand For Locally Grown Fresh Food

This interesting collection of data was derived from more than six dozen interview subjects and nine restaurants in St. John’s, as part of a research project conducted by Trevor Blackler, a student…

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Newfoundland and Labradors Food Security Problem

Last year, CBCs Adam Walsh produced a year-long series called Fed Up. Here is one of the articles in the series. Food policy expert Valerie Tarasuk talks about how Newfoundland and Labrador has…

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Food Distribution, Hunting |

Donating Moose Meat To Food Banks

My name is Debbie Wiseman and I am one of the co-founders of the non-profit, Sharing The Harvest NL. We successfully lobbied the government to make changes to the system to allow hunters to donate…

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Food Distribution |

Farmers market lies exposed: hidden camera investigation (Marketplace)

Farmers market lies exposed: hidden camera investigation. Is the produce you’re buying at the farmers market grown locally? CBC Marketplace goes on an undercover shopping trip and catches…

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Food Distribution, News |

Social Innovation and Enterprise in the Food System: A Panel Discussion with Food First NL

Faced with the complexity of issues within the food system, new strategies are needed to positively affect change. Social innovation is the process of developing and deploying effective solutions to…

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It’s Time To Get Serious About Our Food Security

We have long known that we, as Newfoundlanders and Labradorians, are too dependent on imports for the majority of our food supply. In fact, most of our food comes in through long-distance,…

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The Facts Of Food Waste

My name is Leah White, and I work for Second Harvest as their operations lead for Newfoundland and Labrador.   Second Harvest is Canada’s largest food rescue…

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Andrew Peacock on Food During a Pandemic

In 2020 my pandemic novel VIRAL was published. I like to describe VIRAL as speculative fiction. The story isn’t really science fiction or fantasy and it wasn’t intended to be about reality.…

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Food Distribution |

Cataloguing The World’s Edible Plants

One Tasmanian’s 54-year obsession to catalogue all of the world’s edible plants to end malnutrition is described in this article:…

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