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Toronto loves food. That’s no surprise – we are located in the midst of some of Canada’s most fertile agricultural land and count the culinary diversity of world amongst our greatest strengths. The environmental impact of our love for food is significant.

The average single-family household in Toronto throws out about $1,500 worth of food each year.  In this video, Chef Mike Ward provides some easy tips on how to stop food waste at home.

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