Hunger Blog

Insights on solutions and contributors to hunger, and the lives of Americans in need from Feeding America and network food bank staff and guest contributors.

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Apple farmer holding apples in field
Friday, Oct 11 2019
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.
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Boy in back seat of car holding apple and smiling
Monday, May 13 2019
Food banks are beginning to engage members of their community as volunteers to pick up and drop off food donations in their neighborhoods using our food rescue tech platform, MealConnect.
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Monday, Apr 29 2019
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 one of our solutions to solving hunger is rescuing good food - one banana at a time!
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Pasta salad with broccoli and olives created by Beth Moncel of Budget Bytes
Wednesday, Apr 10 2019
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.
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