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Holiday Harvest: Celebrating Year One!

We can hardly believe that our first harvest season has come to a close! In celebration of our first year of gathering and sharing forgotten food, FOUND cordially invites you to our first Holiday Harvest event! Since May 2016, we have harvested over 3,200 POUNDS of local, fresh produce that would have otherwise gone to

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Change Food Fest Livestream Party

Join FOUND Forgotten Food and FEED NOVA SCOTIA at the wonderful Blue Apples Arts and Wellness Centre as we livestream a day of talks and discussions from the 2016 Change Food Fest in NYC. Come for one or get cozy and stay for all of the sessions! This year’s Change Food Fest “Growing the Good

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Goodwill bot: Support FOUND, Drink Beer!

FOUND is excited to partner with Good Robot Brewing Company for their Monday night version of Goodwill Bot! This promises to be a fantastic night! Come hang out with like-minded folks, chat about food and food waste, and learn more about what FOUND does. (For example, did you know that in only six months we

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WasteFULL: Cooking with Food Waste

FOUND has partnered up with Fusion Halifax’s Sustainability Action Team to gather around the table to learn how to #FightFoodWasteHfx from your own kitchen. Our interactive workshop will teach you how to cook with less waste at home so that you can help reduce the environmental, social, and economic impacts of food waste. The three-course menu

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ProFOUND Food Reads: A Book Club

You are cordially invited to be part of the ProFOUND Food Reads Book Club! We’re planning on digesting one food-related book every two months, gathering at the oh-so-cozy Blue Apples Arts and Wellness Centre to discuss, share stories, and create new friendships. Our first book will be Michael Pollan‘s In Defense of Food, which spent

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FOUND on CBC News!

Co-Directors Laurel and Lindsay were recently on the 6 o’clock CBC News with Amy Smith. In this segment, you’ll see only half all of the apples FOUND recently harvested in St. Margaret’s Bay that ended up in the grateful hands of the Captain William Spry Public Library Youth Program and The Loaded Ladle. If you want

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Adventures in Gleaning: 350lbs of fresh produce

This weekend proved to be busy for FOUND with two gleaning events! On Saturday, we visited Oakview Farm where we gleaned beans, potatoes, and a few spaghetti squash. There were four volunteers along with Laurel and Lindsay, the Co-Directors of FOUND. The group ended up collecting 34lbs of beans, 83lbs of potatoes, and 57lbs of squash, a total

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