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City and Soil: How Food Waste Can Feed us

It may seem counter intuitive, but the greatest single tool we have to reconnect to our soils is this waste itself.

Ex-cons at LA Kitchen Feed the Hungry with Food Waste

“Neither food nor people should ever go to waste.”

Waste Less, Share More

Food waste is big news at the moment, as well it should be. According to a recent World Resources Institute report, approximately a third of all food produced for human consumption never gets eaten.

Creating the food systems of tomorrow: A guide for cooks

We challengers need ammunition: cookbooks of facts and arguments to commandeer in discussions about the future of food.

Pay-As-You-Feel Cafe Feeds Thousands on Food Waste

The idea behind TRJFP is to collect perfectly good food from grocers, farmers and businesses, that would otherwise be thrown away, and serve up gourmet meals to the community. Patrons pay using money, labor, or other social currency.

Brighton Food Waste Collective

What I love most about this project is the way it delivers multiple benefits at once....bringing people together to solve communal problems in the most positive way, while also learning to view food as something to be celebrated, appreciated and shared.

Beyond the Green Bin

“The value of an apple is much greater than the value of the compost that comes out of that apple. Our goal is to reduce, reuse, and recycle—in that order. Only after reducing waste should we think of recycling what is left over.”

Food in Community: keeping community groups fed in Totnes

In the market town of Totnes in Devon, a small group of volunteers are redistributing produce that would have otherwise gone to waste, with inspiring results

Cropmobster: Connecting the Dots Between Farms, Food Waste and Hunger

Perched along the rolling hills of Coastal Sonoma County, Bloomfield Farms spreads out across 50 acres, close to 40 of which are thick with kale, chard, heirloom tomatoes, summer squash, potatoes and more.

The United Kingdom’s ‘This is Rubbish’ Calls for Food Waste Prevention in the Food Industry

The United Kingdom's (UK) This is Rubbish (TiR) is currently seeking funding to help pilot the Industry Food Waste Audit Proposal (IFWAP), its first research project on food waste in the UK's food industry.

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