Food banks are experts in recovering and distributing food to people facing hunger–but that’s not all. The food bank model can help fill the blanks for solutions to some of the world’s toughest challenges, like climate change, food insecurity, the cost-of-living crisis, malnutrition, and more.
In 2022, for International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste (September 29) and World Food Day (October 16), GFN shone a light on the different ways that food banks fill in the blanks.
Food banks reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Andy DuPlessis from FoodForward South Africa explains.