Unharvested fruit from backyard trees is certainly a waste. But we don’t often put uneaten mushrooms or nuts in that same category. But, this DIY.org page brimming with foraging resources does.
Massachusetts will be banning commercial food waste from landfills in 2014. If you want to nerd out on the policy process, have at it.
Here’s a nice piece from a novice cook awakening to her personal wasting and its impact.
While I feel good about my “natural” and “organic” purchases, at the end of the day, none of that matters if the food ends up in the garbage.
Next week, I’ll have a startling photo of a number-shaped banana pepper. Come back on Monday to find out what number! (Cue the cliffhanger music.)
And don’t hesitate to send in your pics of produce shaped like letters and, I suppose, numbers.
Finally, tune in to NPR for Science Friday today at 2:30pm ET–I’ll be taking part in a chat on food waste. Can’t wait!