Food In Canada

  • FCC Drive Away Hunger provides more than 5.2 million meals

    October 28, 2015 by Food in Canada

    Farm Credit Canada’s Drive Away Hunger program far surpassed its goal this year

  • Opinion Food In Canada

    GIC Promotes Community Support

    October 22, 2014 by Birgit Blain

    Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday seasons remind us to share earth’s bounty, but food insecurity is not seasonal, it’s a year round problem. The number of people calling on Greater Toronto Area food banks for support is rising, with over 1

  • Driving Away Hunger

    September 22, 2011 by Carolyn Cooper

    FCC’s annual food drive kicks off for 2011

  • FCC Hopes to Drive Away Hunger

    September 9, 2010 by Food in Canada

    Today Regina, Sask.-based Farm Credit Canada (FCC) began its annual cross-country Drive Away Hunger program. The initiative, now in its seventh year, partners the FCC with customers, schools, businesses, community groups and rural residents across Canada in support of food

  • Fighting Hunger with Bear Hugs

    June 29, 2010 by Food in Canada

    This summer Kraft Canada is celebrating its second Spread the Feeling Tour to raise donations for food banks across the country. The tour, which runs until the end of August, invites consumers to give a bear hug, either in person

  • Logistics Provider Pitches in for Food Banks

    June 22, 2010 by Food in Canada

    Toronto-based Schenker of Canada Ltd. has wrapped up its 2010 cross-country food drive, having collected 12,167 lbs of food for local food banks across Canada. This was the third year that the logistics provider has held its food campaign in

  • Ontario dairy producers help the hungry

    March 10, 2010 by Food in Canada

    The Ontario Association of Food Banks will be buying its skim milk powder through the Canadian Dairy Commission, reports In a story this month, AgriNews reports that a group of Ontario dairy producers brought the idea to the board

  • Pepper Farmer Establishes Food Bank Initiative

    July 14, 2009 by Food in Canada

    Producer Peter Quiring Peter Quiring, founder and president of Leamington, Ont.-based Nature Fresh Farms, hopes other producers will follow his lead and consider donating a portion of their fruits and vegetables to the hungry. Fresh Produce in High Demand Nature

  • Making Hunger Disappear

    June 3, 2009 by Food in Canada

    On June 2, National Hunger Awareness Day, Campbell Company of Canada and Food Banks Canada launched the Help Hunger Disappear campaign. Campaign hits major centres The company donated thousands of cans of its tomato soup (seen here spelled out to