Love Food Hate Waste offers food for thought Love Food Hate Waste offers food for thought <div class="ExternalClassE0433193BC8741A8AB3F310F8253FB9A"><p> <a href="http://www.lovefoodhatewaste.ca/Pages/default.aspx" target="_blank">Love Food Hate Waste</a>, Metro Vancouver’s food waste reduction campaign, will once again host face-to-face outreach at community events and farmer’s markets throughout the region this summer.</p><p>Representatives will share key messages about the issues around food waste, particularly the role consumers play in reducing avoidable waste and how doing so can save them money. They’ll also offer simple tips to help people do just one thing differently to reduce wasted food at home.</p><p>New this summer is the “<a href="http://www.lovefoodhatewaste.ca/keep-it-fresh/produce-guide/Pages/default.aspx" target="_blank">Waste-Free Summer Produce Guide</a>,” which offers tips to store summer fruits and veggies so they stay fresh, techniques to freeze produce, and recipes and ideas to use up overripe or extra produce. We invite you to take a look at the guide and share or retweet tips from Love Food Hate Waste’s social channels and stop by an event and/or share it on social media.<br></p><p>Facebook: <a href="https://www.facebook.com/LoveFoodHateWaste/" target="_blank">@LoveFoodHateWaste</a><br> Twitter: <a href="https://twitter.com/lfhw_ca" target="_blank">@LFHW_ca</a><br> Instagram: <a href="https://www.instagram.com/lfhw_ca/" target="_blank">@LFHW_ca</a> <br></p><p> <strong>Summer 2017 Event Schedule</strong></p><p>Below are the events this summer. The online events <a href="http://www.lovefoodhatewaste.ca/get-inspired/events/Pages/default.aspx" target="_blank">schedule</a> will be update as events are confirmed.</p> <table border="1" cellspacing="3" cellpadding="3"><tbody><tr><td style="text-align:center;font-weight:bold;">EVENT</td><td style="text-align:center;font-weight:bold;">DATE</td><td style="text-align:center;font-weight:bold;">TIME</td><td style="text-align:center;font-weight:bold;">ADDRESS</td><td style="text-align:center;font-weight:bold;">MUNICIPALITY</td></tr><tr><td> <a href="http://www.surreymarket.org/" target="_blank">Surrey Urban Farmers Market</a></td><td>Wed Jun 28</td><td>2pm - 6pm</td><td>North Surrey Rec Centre Plaza, 10275 City Parkway</td><td>Surrey</td></tr><tr><td> <a href="http://www.coquitlam.ca/parks-recreation-and-culture/arts-and-culture/special-events-calendar/canada-day.aspx" target="_blank">Canada Day in Coquitlam</a></td><td>Sat July 1</td><td>12pm - 8pm</td><td>Town Centre Park, 1299 Pinetree Way</td><td>Coquitlam</td></tr><tr><td> <a href="http://www.artisanmarkets.ca/our-markets/burnaby-artisan-farmers-market/" target="_blank">Burnaby Artisan Farmers' Market</a></td><td>Sat Jul 8</td><td>9am - 2pm</td><td>Burnaby City Hall, 4949 Canada Way</td><td>Burnaby</td></tr><tr><td> <a href="http://www.artisanmarkets.ca/our-markets/ambleside-market/" target="_blank">Ambelside Artisan Farmers' Market</a></td><td>Sun Jul 9</td><td>10am - 3pm</td><td>Ambleside Park, 1000 Argyle Ave</td><td>West Vancouver</td></tr><tr><td> <a href="http://www.portcoquitlamfarmersmarket.org/" target="_blank">Port Coquitlam Farmers Market</a></td><td>Thu Jul 13</td><td>3pm - 7pm</td><td>Leigh Square, next to City Hall</td><td>Port Coquitlam</td></tr><tr><td> <a href="https://www.fortlangleyvillagefarmersmarket.org/" target="_blank">Fort Langley Village Farmers Market</a></td><td>Sat Jul 15</td><td>10am - 3pm</td><td>St. Andrews Historic Church, 9025 Glover Road</td><td>Township of Langley</td></tr><tr><td> <a href="http://www.artisanmarkets.ca/our-markets/lonsdale-quay-farmers-market/" target="_blank">Lonsdale Artisan Farmers' Market</a></td><td>Sat Jul 22</td><td>10am - 3pm</td><td>Lonsdale Quay, 123 Carrie Cates Ct</td><td>North Vancouver</td></tr><tr><td> <a href="https://www.newwestfarmers.ca/" target="_blank">Royal City Farmers Market</a></td><td>Thu Jul 27</td><td>3pm - 7pm</td><td>Tipperary Park</td><td>New Westminster</td></tr><tr><td> <a href="http://www.haneyfarmersmarket.org/" target="_blank">Haney Farmers Market</a></td><td>Sat Aug 5</td><td>9am - 2pm</td><td>Memorial Peace Park on 224th</td><td>Maple Ridge</td></tr><tr><td> <a href="http://www.whiterockfarmersmarket.ca/" target="_blank">White Rock Farmers Market (TBC)</a></td><td>Sun Aug 6</td><td>10am – 2pm</td><td>15154 Russell Avenue</td><td>White Rock</td></tr><tr><td> <a href="http://www.portmoody.ca/index.aspx?page=1538" target="_blank">Port Moody Car-Free Day</a></td><td>Sun Aug 20</td><td>12pm - 7pm</td><td>St. Johns Street, between Elgin Street and Grant Street</td><td>Port Moody</td></tr><tr><td> <a href="https://www.pne.ca/thefair/agriculture/farm-country/" target="_blank">PNE "Agriculture in the City"</a></td><td>Fri Sep 1 – Sun Sep 3</td><td>TBC</td><td>The Fair at the PNE, Hastings Street and Renfrew Street</td><td>Vancouver</td></tr></tbody></table></div>http://www.metrovancouver.org/metroupdate/PublishingImages/Issue33-Asparagus.jpg2017-06-29T07:00:00ZGP0|#4559f831-3b17-4c2c-8f55-ad81859dc712;L0|#04559f831-3b17-4c2c-8f55-ad81859dc712|Issue 33;GTSet|#d14ffe11-45dc-48fb-8684-ff109cf15a74<div class="ExternalClass54304B210C74435CB5D09B3358EA0C07"><p>​<a href="http://www.lovefoodhatewaste.ca/Pages/default.aspx" target="_blank">Love Food Hate Waste</a>, Metro Vancouver's food waste reduction campaign, will once again host face-to-face outreach at community events and farmer's markets throughout the region this summer. Representatives will share key messages about the issues around food waste, particularly the role that consumers play in reducing avoidable waste and how doing so can save them money. <br><br></p></div>0Find simple tips to avoid food waste and save money at Love Food Hate Waste events this summer