Today, 1.3 billion tons, about 1/3 of food produced, gets lost or wasted, while globally over 800 million people are hungry, don’t have access to fresh food, a home to cook or a table to enjoy a meal. At the same time, social isolation is an increasing public health threat. Not having access to healthy food creates inequalities and social vulnerability, it’s so much more than just about the waste of resources. To make a cultural revolution we should learn to see and appreciate the value of food.
Only by doing that, we will stop wasting it.
Over the next few weeks, we will share stories and recipes from the whole Francescana hospitality group showing that food holds the greatest power for social change. The simple gesture of preparing a nourishing meal and share it with those around us in a place of grace and dignity, speaks to the soul and empowers transformation.
Help us to move from Awareness to Action! This holiday season, commit to one act of change and share it with us. Reduce, Recycle, Share, Repurpose, Give back – What is your Act of Love for our future?
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The holidays tend to be a time where delicious meals and treats are shared...and, unfortunately, a time of excess food waste. For this Giving Tuesday, Chef Bernardo Paladini would like to remind us of the beauty and potential of simple ingredients - like bread - helping us to reflect on our role in creating a more generous and sustainable world.