For Americans who struggle with hunger, enjoying apples - and their amazing health benefits - in the fall isn't always possible. But one farmer in New York who donates excess apples to food pantries is hoping to change that.
Grocery stores require fruits to be specific sizes, shapes, and colors – yet if the fruit is too “ugly,” they are destined for the dumpster. That's why we're committed to rescuing food and delivering it to food banks and food pantries.
One of the biggest ways to reduce food waste is to utilize our leftovers. If you need some inspiration to get those creative wheels spinning, here are a few of my favorite “sweep the kitchen” meals to make use of leftover ingredients.
How does Feeding America fight food waste? In this guest blog by a Minnesota vegetable farmer, get a firsthand perspective on how fresh produce that would have been wasted is instead feeding hungry families.