I thought I would try to incorporate a new aspect for our Food Waste Fridays posts -- introducing the food waste prevention series. The series will focus on providing suggestions on how to prevent food waste on a particular food item. Kicking off the series with My household is only fans of 3 citrus fruits… Continue reading Food Waste Prevention: Citrus Fruits
Thought I’d put a twist on Food Waste Fridays by sharing common ingredients utilized in homemade holiday decorations. These common ingredients are used to make ornaments, garland, tea light candle scents, and even gift tags. To prevent food waste please compost or reuse what you can.
It's somewhat hard to believe that Thanksgiving is almost a week away. We won't be doing anything special on Thanksgiving day this year -- we typically don't go anywhere since most of my family is in Kentucky. Thanksgiving celebrations are major contributors to our society's vast amounts of food waste. So I thought I'd provide… Continue reading Low Waste Thanksgiving
Today's Food Waste Friday is a spotlight on Pulp Pantry (Instagram) whom I learnt about via an Insta-story. The following are the responses to my food waste questions. Q: Tell us a little bit about yourself and company. A: I'm Kaitlin, founder of Pulp Pantry. We create delicious snacks that play on nostalgic favorites, but… Continue reading Food Waste Spotlight: Pulp Pantry
Today's Monday Motivation is a reminder on how not to waste food. The image was part of World War I propaganda (created in 1917) to remind United States residents to not waste food. Ironically, every action is applicable today. Which action(s) do you intend on performing this week?
Today's post continues with providing tips on preventing household food waste - with the focus being on how society doesn't value food like past generations did. I personally think the root of our decline is mass production and convenience to just buy food (at least for some). I believe that one will reduce less food… Continue reading Value Your Food
I'm presently sharing some household food waste reduction tips on my Instagram profile based on my own food waste reduction journey. Today's tip is focused on the biggest culprit for household food waste - impulse/convenience buying. We all do it - go to the store and just buy food items on a whim OR just… Continue reading Avoid impulse/convenience buying
Today's Food Waste Friday is a spotlight on Be One To Give (Instagram) whom I learnt about via an Insta-story. The following are the responses to my food waste questions. Q: Tell us a little bit about yourself. A: Be One to Give is a food delivery app for retailers with surplus prepared food on site… Continue reading Food Waste Spotlight: Be One To Give
I recently came across Utah State's digital exhibit on food waste, while researching topics for the month. I thought I'd share some of the images and unique facts gained from perusing the exhibit. Late 1800's - early 1900's: Industrialization encouraged the concept of "factory to table" which started families wasting food and brought forth canning… Continue reading Food Waste History
October’s motivational quotes will focus on encouraging you to reduce food waste. Today’s quote is by Dana Gunners and was retrieved from International Management Institute website. What are your thoughts on this quote?