Lots of people need to eat’: New food security program turns food waste into meals at All Nations Hope – CBC

by ahnationtalk on July 9, 201816 Views

A summer student’s idea now has bags of donated food coming in from Regina businesses

Jul 09, 2018

Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, Paige Klarer drives around and picks up day-old food from café​s in Regina. The bags full of scones, bread, buns, cinnamon buns and muffins are packed into green containers before she takes them to All Nations Hope on Fifth Avenue.

When she walks in with the food buckets, she’s greeted with many smiles. In the kitchen upstairs she unpacks the treats while bannock fries on the stove beside her.

Klarer runs All Nations Hope’s new food security program. A volunteer summer student from the University of Regina, she had the idea to take food waste and turn it into meals — and now she’s putting the idea into action.

Read More: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/all-nations-hope-food-security-1.4737709

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