Spill the Beans: Managing Your Food Waste

Did you know that more than 60% of food is thrown away in Canada and could have been eaten? Learning simple food planning tricks and ways to store and preserve food can make a difference. Join us for a one-hour workshop where your community will learn more about:

  • Easy food planning​
  • Storing and preserving food
  • Getting affordable produce by supporting local farmers
  • Alternative uses of leftovers​

This program is possible thanks to the generous support of the Calgary Foundation and The Chawkers Foundation. Workshops are available at no cost to community groups and associations in Calgary.ESL version available for newcomers.

Contact us for more information or to book a free workshop for your community!

Upcoming workshops

No workshops are scheduled at this time. Please check back.

Food Waste Resources

Green Calgary

  • Green Calgary Help Desk: 403-230-1443 or send us an e-mail at products@greencalgary.org
  • Food Waste Tip Sheet: LINK
  • Meal Planning Template: LINK

Local foods in season

Produce storage & safe food storage 

Recipes and meal planning

Preserving, canning, fermenting & freezing

Food labelling



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