Keeping food out of the landfill
Addressing the issue of food waste by diverting good food from the landfill.
It is estimated that more than 40% of all food produced in Canada is wasted. Fernie Fresh Food Share addresses the social, economic and environmental issue of food waste.
The Fernie Fresh Food Share collects edible food that would otherwise go to waste and brings it to the Salvation Army food bank for distribution.
Being a part of the program is a unique opportunity for your business to help the community and reduce your carbon footprint at the same time.
Like the program and want to give back by volunteering? We are often looking for volunteers to help with pickups and sorting out of the food.
Get all the answers to the most frequently asked questions regarding the food recovery program.
Book an information session
Fernie Fresh Food Share delivers information sessions to schools or community groups interested in learning more about the program, the issue of food waste, and ways to reduce it.