Gleaning traces its origin to an old French word glener, which is itself rooted in the Latin verb, glan(n)are, meaning to gather. In modern English, gleaning boasts three different meanings: (1) to gather produce left from the main harvest, (2) to assemble slowly, bit by bit and (3) to discover something new.
community food security
The evaluation and impact assessments carried out by the national agency illustrate that through these activities, each community food centre provides greater access to healthy food among community members living on low-incomes as well as increased skills and knowledge about food which encourages behaviour change around healthy food.
Why Poverty? Since the beginning of November, TVO has been hosting a groundbreaking series titled, "Why Poverty?" This is a cross-media event reaching more than 500 million people around the world via television, radio, internet and live events. Its purpose is to engage people in conversations about poverty in the 21st century.