Do People Waste Food?

It’s important for students to understand why resources are important. Take some time to help your students understand the risks of food security as we strive to feed a growing population. There are food security risks in all parts of the world, and there is one prominent threat that we all contribute to—food waste.


snapAG is a series of resources created by Agriculture in the Classroom Canada.

These short, infographic style documents invite students and teachers alike to explore the hot topics affecting the agriculture industry today. Topics range from organics, biotechnology, GMOs, livestock, and more!

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Food Additives

Humans have been adding substances to food for thousands of years to make food last longer or improve taste. Historians have found records indicating salt was used to preserve meat as early as 3000 BC!

Food Waste

In a world where many people are hungry and malnourished, an estimated one-third of all food is lost or wasted!

Inglorious Foods

A French supermarket loves to sell ugly food. Would you buy ugly food?

Biodegradable Food Packaging

Edible, Biodegradable Food Packaging

Edible, biodegradable food packaging sounds like something out of a science fiction movie, but researchers are hoping it will become a reality for consumers.