While on a 4700 bike trek across America, Rob Greenfield discovered he could source most of his meals from dumpsters. Read this inspiring story of how he that trip catapulted him to a top advocate for food waste in town after town after town.
Moving? Dan Ratner, Operations Manager at Asbury Park Jersey's MoveForHunger.org shows you how to turn a move to a new city into an opportunity to fight food waste and feed the hungry. It's a simple idea that makes a very big impact.
One of my favorite recipes carefully tucked away in my Mother’s accordion file (ca. 1955 plus), pictured below, is this one from Craig Claiborne, published in the New York Times. This turkey noodle soup is just the thing to feed the many mouths that are likely to be gathered around your house all weekend — and to use that naked turkey carcass to its full potential.
Here's a surprisingly little secret: You know all those dates you see on food products — sell by, use by, best before? Those dates do not indicate the safety of your food, and generally speaking, they’re not regulated.
These days the term "Lean In" is getting a lot of traction due to Sheryl Sandberg's book of the same name, but in my case it means dumpster diving, head first. I can't pass a garbage dumpster without sticking my head and most of my torso in. Usually I find something irresistible.