Down at the grounds, ominous clouds were spotted rolling in fast around 4 p.m. No one thought much of it , most expecting a bit of drizzle before the day was out. Then, very quickly, the hail was coming down so thick you couldn’t see ten feet in front of you.
Stampede is one of the busiest times of year for the food bank. We’re at pancake breakfast after pancake breakfast all week collecting food and funds for our Put the Boots to Hunger campaign. Come visit us at our event tables and bring a non-perishable food item to donate while you munch down on pancakes and bacon.
Canadian's throw away almost half their food. Recent studies estimate that we are chucking 40 per cent, or $31 billion worth. A large part of the problem is we have so much food, we don’t think twice about throwing it out. Compared to many parts of the world, Canada has relatively cheap produce, so one could assume we are more likely to throw it out.