EAT BETTER LIVE BETTER NEWSLETTER / August 23-24, 2017
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WHAT YOU DO IN YOUR KITCHEN CAN HELP CHANGE THE WORLD – HERE’S HOW
Adapted from Sherri Brooks Vinton’s EcoCentric blog post “Taste it, don’t waste it”:
In the peak of the season, your online farmers’ market has tomatoes of all shapes and sizes, colors, and nuanced flavors. Grocery store tomatoes, on the other hand, are grown by Industrial Ag with a list of characteristics in mind – good looking and tough enough to travel. (Flavor’s not on the list.) Tomatoes that aren’t pretty enough for the industrial system are thrown away.
Over all, in America we throw away 40% of our food supply every year.
Its a crazy system that needs to change…
Continue reading how to fight food waste, below, or view this issue as a PDF with clickable links.