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WastED Webinar

WastED Webinar

By Leftovers Foundation

Hosted by our YEG Lead Coordinator, Garnet Borch, the WastED Webinar explores food waste in Edmonton! Each month we will bring on guests from organizations addressing food waste from all angles. Everyone is welcome to join! Let's build community and conversation to reduce food waste.
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Stonepost Farms | Becky Doherty
Stonepost Farms | Becky Doherty
We were joined by Becky Doherty and her apprentice Andrew from Stonepost Farms, a local and ethical food producer, outside of Edmonton discuss the issue of wasted food from a producers' perspective. Learn what local producers are doing to reduce food waste and the role of local producers in sustainable food systems. Hosted by our YEG Lead Coordinator, Garnet Borch, the webinar explores food waste in Edmonton. 💙 LINKS 💙 Check out Stonepost Farms: https://stonepostfarms.ca/ Learn more about Edmonton's first urban reserve:  https://edmontonjournal.com/news/local-news/edmontons-first-urban-reserve-in-the-works-following-agreement-with-kehewin-cree-nation?fbclid=IwAR0SDgWL7f0cMnDVL_jC-ZWL-T7bfdDITAzkuhKGxvhfBRXJEOVPgnGZ1ho 📱 FOLLOW US 📱 INSTAGRAM: https://instagram.com/leftoversfoundation FACEBOOK: https://facebook.com/leftoversfoundation TWITTER: https://twitter.com/LeftoversYYC https://twitter.com/LeftoversYEG https://twitter.com/LeftoversYWG
52:20
September 21, 2021
University of Alberta | Dr. Ellen Goddard & Farrah So
University of Alberta | Dr. Ellen Goddard & Farrah So
For episode 6 of the WastED Webinar, we were joined by Dr. Ellen Goddard and master's student Farrah So from the UofA to discuss the issue of wasted food from a research perspective. Learn what research says about wasted food here in Edmonton and what changes we can make, from the research, to make positive changes! Hosted by our YEG Lead Coordinator, Garnet Borch, the webinar explores food waste in Edmonton. 💙 LINKS 💙 Check out Blush Lane Organic Market: https://www.blushlane.com/  Check out SPUD: https://www.spud.ca/  Learn more about the film, “Food for the Rest of Us”  https://www.foodfortherestofus.org/  🎶 Listen to Gathering Change by The Borch Brothers 🎶 Listen on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/6ATjHJ0w1zQcgF9xV5AH73?si=Hlq3kDOHTD2F_Gv9QqdQ5Q&dl_branch=1  Listen on Apple Music: https://music.apple.com/ca/album/gathering-change-ep/1567678290 📱 FOLLOW US 📱 INSTAGRAM: https://instagram.com/leftoversfoundation FACEBOOK: https://facebook.com/leftoversfoundation TWITTER: https://twitter.com/LeftoversYYC https://twitter.com/LeftoversYEG https://twitter.com/LeftoversYWG
49:43
August 19, 2021
Blush Lane Organic Market | Michelle Austin
Blush Lane Organic Market | Michelle Austin
In Episode 5 of the WastED Webinar, we chatted with Michelle Austin, the Sustainability Lead for Blush Lane Organic Market and SPUD. Join us to explore what Blush Lane Organics has been doing to curb food waste at the retail level and how a local retailer can make a huge difference in the community! Hosted by our YEG Lead Coordinator, Garnet Borch, the webinar explores food waste in Edmonton. 💙 LINKS 💙 Check out Blush Lane Organic Market: https://www.blushlane.com/  Check out SPUD: https://www.spud.ca/  Learn more about the film, “Food for the Rest of Us”  https://www.foodfortherestofus.org/  🎶 Listen to Gathering Change by The Borch Brothers 🎶 Listen on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/6ATjHJ0w1zQcgF9xV5AH73?si=Hlq3kDOHTD2F_Gv9QqdQ5Q&dl_branch=1  Listen on Apple Music: https://music.apple.com/ca/album/gathering-change-ep/1567678290 📱 FOLLOW US 📱 INSTAGRAM: https://instagram.com/leftoversfoundation FACEBOOK: https://facebook.com/leftoversfoundation TWITTER: https://twitter.com/LeftoversYYC https://twitter.com/LeftoversYEG https://twitter.com/LeftoversYWG
46:48
June 24, 2021
Operation Fruit Rescue Edmonton | Sarah McPike & Mike Johnson
Operation Fruit Rescue Edmonton | Sarah McPike & Mike Johnson
In Episode 4 of the WastED Webinar, we chatted with Sarah and Mike from Operation Fruit Rescue Edmonton. Hear how they started in Edmonton and what they learned along the way. We also dove into the big news announced late April 2021: Leftovers' Home Harvest program will be taking on backyard fruit rescue in Edmonton! Come learn about the history and future of backyard fruit rescue, other OFRE programs and how gleaning urban food sources fits into the wasted food conversation! 📱 FOLLOW US 📱 INSTAGRAM: https://instagram.com/leftoversfoundation FACEBOOK: https://facebook.com/leftoversfoundation TWITTER: https://twitter.com/LeftoversYYC https://twitter.com/LeftoversYEG https://twitter.com/LeftoversYWG
57:10
May 21, 2021
City of Edmonton Waste Services | Jana Lee & Sarah Wilmot
City of Edmonton Waste Services | Jana Lee & Sarah Wilmot
In the third episode of the WastED Webinar, we spoke with Jana Lee and Sarah Wilmot from City of Edmonton's Waste Services to explore the City's role in reducing food waste. 📱 FOLLOW US 📱 INSTAGRAM: https://instagram.com/leftoversfoundation FACEBOOK: https://facebook.com/leftoversfoundation TWITTER: https://twitter.com/LeftoversYYC https://twitter.com/LeftoversYEG https://twitter.com/LeftoversYWG
57:20
April 16, 2021
Multicultural Health Brokers Cooperative | Julia Tran
Multicultural Health Brokers Cooperative | Julia Tran
In the second installment of our WastED Webinar, we spoke with Julia Tran from the Multicultural Health Brokers Cooperative! 📱 FOLLOW US 📱 INSTAGRAM: https://instagram.com/leftoversfoundation FACEBOOK: https://facebook.com/leftoversfoundation TWITTER: https://twitter.com/LeftoversYYC https://twitter.com/LeftoversYEG https://twitter.com/LeftoversYWG
59:33
March 11, 2021
Edmonton Food Bank | Tamisan Bencz-Knight
Edmonton Food Bank | Tamisan Bencz-Knight
This is our very first WastED Webinar! Hosted by our YEG Lead Coordinator, Garnet Borch, the webinar explores food waste in Edmonton. We spoke with Tamisan Bencz-Knight from Edmonton's Food Bank! Let's build community and conversation to reduce food waste. 📱 FOLLOW US 📱 INSTAGRAM: https://instagram.com/leftoversfoundation FACEBOOK: https://facebook.com/leftoversfoundation TWITTER: https://twitter.com/LeftoversYYC https://twitter.com/LeftoversYEG https://twitter.com/LeftoversYWG
59:03
February 10, 2021