Posts Tagged ‘ composting ’

Food Recovery for the 21st Century (podcast)

Jan 12th, 2018 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Grocers have to offer consumers perfect produce. But what happens to the “ugly produce” or other food that doesn’t make the grade–especially when 1 in 8 Americans are food insecure? That’s where food recovery comes in. And Wheatsville Food Coop is a model for the practice.

Timely Tips for Preventing Food Waste

Jan 12th, 2018 | By | Category: show tips

Food waste is prevalent in the United States. With 1 in 8 Americans living with food insecurity, there’s no reason that perfectly edible, nutritious food should go to the landfill. We have some tips to help you not to add to food waste in America.

“Ugly Produce” Recipe, Courtesy of Food Not Bombs

Jan 12th, 2018 | By | Category: blog

Food Not Bombs recovers food that would have been discarded, and shares it as a way of protesting war and poverty. The organization also reduces food waste and meets the direct need of their community by collecting discarded food, preparing vegan meals that they share with the hungry.

Composting Has a Best Friend: Joe Diffie

Dec 1st, 2017 | By | Category: guest bio

Composting happens organically in the natural world. In our urban world, compost needs a little help from its friends. And that’s where Joe Diffie comes in.

Composting for Zero Waste Living (podcast)

Apr 13th, 2017 | By | Category: Featured Articles, the show

Composting isn’t limited to people with gardens or even backyards. In Austin, Texas, you can participate in community composting at Texas Farmers Market.

Called to Farming (podcast)

Feb 5th, 2016 | By | Category: Featured Articles, podcast, the show

Some people are born into farming, but for others it’s a kind of spiritual calling. Dorsey Barger, head farmer at Hausbar Farm and Guest Haus in East Austin, heard the first faint whisper of what her future might hold upon her first visit to the Downtown Farmers Market in Austin, Texas more than 12 years ago.

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