Lisa Elaine Held is a freelance journalist based in New York City who covers the food system. She focuses on stories that show how what and how people eat intersects with environmental issues, health, culture, and social justice. Her work has been published in various magazines and on many websites, including Civil Eats, Eater, Tasting Table, Cosmopolitan, and Conde Nast Traveller. She has a master’s degree from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism and was formerly an editor at Well+Good.
By Lisa Elaine Held, Food Tank
Atlas’ Rescue Brew is just one small example of how beer brewing may be turning into a new front in the fight against food waste. United Kingdom-based Toast Ale is leading the charge, and smaller projects are popping up around the world.