Prof. Ralph Martin, Plant Agriculture, was interviewed by the Montreal Gazette on Oct. 13 for a report on a sustainable diet conference taking place in Montreal. Martin discussed the impact food waste has on many Canadian families, with the average family wasting 20 per cent of what they spend on food. He said steps must be taken to reduce the amount of wastage of produce. Martin studies food waste and sustainable food production.
More on Dr. Martin's work concerning food waste can be found at guelphfoodwaste.com.