Food Wisdom

Information on food security in SENB and beyond!

Food waste happens throughout the food system:

20
During Processing
33
During Distribution
47
By Consumers

Only

37

of New Brunswick's youth consume the recommended 5 or more fruits and vegetables per day.

On average

5

SENB youth reported going to school or to bed hungry because there is not enough food at home (often or always) (2015–2016)

1 in 3

New Brunswickers assisted by food banks are 18 and under

New Brunswick's food bank usage has increased by

28

since 2008

We are only farming

11

of our protential farm land.

The number of New Brunswick farms has decreased

90

since the 1950's