Use your food to its fullest potential. By using the often-forgotten peels, stems, leaves, and other parts of an ingredient, you can waste less and taste more. Food Tank gives 11 tips for maximizing what you buy at the grocery store.
Agricultural lands are less productive than five years ago, even though global food production has increased. Agricultural subsidies promote practices that degrade soil health by damaging the nutrient rich microbiomes that help crops grow.
It Can be Done: The Wasted Food Solutions Task Force is bringing together organizations from all ends of the food recovery network in Illinois, fighting to reduce food waste through unique initiatives targeting policy, education, and asset-mapping.