Holy Cow!

Haligonians filled local restaurants from Oct. 14 to Oct. 23, ready to consume anything from dessert burgers to kangaroo patties.    That can only mean one thing: burger week.   Halifax Burger Week   The Coast, Halifax’s alternative weekly newspaper, hosted its ninth annual burger week last month, with 144 restaurants participating.   Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, last years’ event was postponed to October…

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Serving up success

Real Fake Meats: The name might be confusing, but the local restaurant is an absolute hit. It’s Halifax’s first vegan butcher and the two-year-old Gottingen Street business plays a dynamic role in the community.   The restaurant offers plant-based food to take-out, pre-cooked meals and before COVID-19 had seating for dine-in. They also supply their food…

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Food waste served across campus

In this image: A bin of leftover quinoa, mussel shells, napkins and other food waste.

Dalhousie University Food Services started tracking the amount of food waste created in meal hall as a part of Canada’s Waste Reduction Week. Dalhousie University Food Services started tracking the amount of food waste created in meal hall as a part of Canada’s Waste Reduction Week. Risley’s meal hall reminds students to only take the…

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Dalhousie Cafeteria producing large amount of food waste

In this image: leftover Mezza container and wrapping on a table in the Dal Student Union Building.

Dalhousie University Food Services began to track plate waste at Howe Hall in October 2018, as a part of Canada’s Waste Reduction Week, an annual program that encourages people to lower consumption, change behaviour and learn about their impact on the planet.  On Friday of Waste Reduction Week, the focus was specifically on food waste…

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Oxfam brings food insecurity awareness to Dal

The Dalhousie and King’s Oxfam Society held a hunger banquet on Nov. 22 in the Student Union Building. The society represented issues of global disparity of wealth and food inequality. “We really had no idea what to expect,” says Katie Clarke, the co-president of the society. “I think we really just wanted to get through…

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