Weekend reads: The don't-waste-food edition
- Lidia Bastianich is asking us to join her in her new year’s resolution and commit to not wasting food. She has set up a community table discussion board where people can post tips on curbing food waste.
- The Sweet Beet blog explains how to boil your garbage to make a great stock and get all the nutrients out of food before it hits the compost pile. This method goes beyond just using a chicken carcass, onion, carrots and celery.
- The Philadelphia Inquirer has tips from the book “American Wasteland” on reducing food waste.
- I stumbled upon the website Shelf Life Advice that looks very helpful in the fight against food waste. It has lots of handy tips on how long foods are good for, storing foods to give them a longer life, and more.
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