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.
Tuesday, May 11 2021
Food waste is nothing new. During the pandemic, Feeding America worked even harder to rescue food and prevent food waste at grocery stores, restaurants, and farms.
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.
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.
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!
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.
Monday, Apr 1 2019
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.
Friday, Jul 20 2018
Feeding America provides everyone’s favorite fruits and veggies to families facing hunger by saving produce before it goes to waste.
Thursday, Apr 12 2018
Here are eight small habits that can make a big difference when it comes to reducing kitchen waste.
Wednesday, Oct 18 2017
A sweet potato farmer sells his excess produce to reduce food waste and feed families in need.
Monday, Apr 24 2017
Beth from Budget Bytes shares her favorite recipes to stop perishable foods from going to waste