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Stop Food Waste. Value Food More.

Sustainable America just launched a new initiative to reduce food waste: I Value Food. It’s a movement designed to provide a fresh look at food waste’s impact and how we can reduce our food waste footprint.

January 8th

Waste Not: Extend The Usefulness Of Old Bread

One of the many food products I waste too often is bread. I’ll buy a baguette and use half of it, leaving the remains until they’re too hard to chew. I’ll bake fresh bread and let a third of it get soft and stale (which really annoys me). Even a store-bought loaf of bread often languishes in the bread box until it’s far past its sell-by date. This frustrates me, because I love bread!

June 16th

Leftovers: 8 Tips for Safe Reheating

The summer season provides us with bountiful farmer’s markets and overflowing gardens. An easy way to save food dollars is to cook in batches. You can pre-portion meal servings and refrigerate/freeze them for later. Leftovers make for easy lunch planning and are a life saver when you have no time to make dinner. Remember these eight tips when enjoying your leftovers.

August 16th