Food Banking in the Philippines: Insightful Advice

Second Harvest Asia (2HA) has been working on a research project of food banking feasibility analysis in Manila.  One goal of our feasibility study is to prepare the operational launch of Salu-Salo: Food bank Philippines, which we incorporated in March … Continued

Charles McJilton Speaks at Lakeland Lectures

Charles McJilton is happy to report that 20 people attended his lecture at Lakeland College in Tokyo. This means that $200 will contributed to Second Harvest Japan to send care packages to Tohoku. Job well done.Second Harvest Asia (2HA) is … Continued

Efforts to Reduce Food Waste in the World

On June 2, NHK (Japan’s national public TV channel) aired a program about Second Harvest Japan’s efforts to salvage edible food that would otherwise go to waste. While Japan’s food self-sufficiency rate is only 39 percent, more than 30 percent … Continued

We Keep Planting Seeds–Working with the Public Sector

Recently in Japan, The Ministry of Agriculture, Fishery, and Forestry (MAFF) issued its 2011 White Paper and included an article about Second Harvest Japan (2HJ)’s disaster relief work in Tohoku (Northern Japan). While food banking in Japan started 12 years … Continued