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Food Waste

This is the Year to Eat More Upcycled Foods

“Upcycled” is the food trend of the year—and, hopefully, it’s one of the rare ones... (more)

Elena Valeriote
The Staggering Scale of Food Waste, Explained

Most people don’t set out to waste food. And yet, we’re pretty much all guilty... (more)

Lena Beck
February 22, 2024
The Bulk of Food Waste Happens at Home. Here’s How to Cut...

Food gets wasted at every point in the system. It happens on farms, at factories,... (more)

Lena Beck
February 22, 2024
What It Takes to Feed the Community in the Polar Bear Capital...

The sub-arctic community of Churchill, Manitoba, located on the western shores of the Hudson Bay,... (more)

Trina Moyles
January 17, 2024
‘Waste Wool’ is a Burden for Farmers. What if it Could be...

When Leanna Maksymiuk started keeping sheep at Lone Sequoia Ranch, her business in British Columbia,... (more)

Lena Beck
November 6, 2023
Got Leftovers? Community Fridges Can Fight Hunger and Food Waste

This story was originally published by Grist. Sign up for Grist’s weekly newsletter here. Dan... (more)

Max Graham, Grist
October 31, 2023
Who Can Afford Free Food? The Limits of Freeganism

Obscene quantities of recently baked croissants, cases of non-expired milk and pallets of still-fresh produce... (more)

Samantha Maxwell
October 5, 2023
New Treatments for Citrus Greening Have Passed Initial Testing

Citrus greening, a disease with no cure, has torn through citrus groves in Florida, Louisiana,... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
September 14, 2023
Offaly Delicious: Can the US Learn to Love Organ Meats Again?

If you want to eat more sustainably, the answer seems obvious, according to researchers at... (more)

Samantha Maxwell
August 1, 2023
Meet the Alaskan Brewers Making Sustainable Beer in One of the World’s...

Marcy and Geoff Larson firmly believe that necessity is the mother of invention. “We live... (more)

Ruvani de Silva
May 5, 2023
Community Organizations Turn to Gleaning to Redistribute Local Produce

It’s a late winter morning, and I’m overwhelmed. As I stand beneath the verdant green... (more)

Noah Lederman
April 26, 2023