10 Things You Should Know about Food Waste and 10 Ways You Can Help

Feeding America released its 2017 Map the Meal Gap figures yesterday, revealing that 1 in 6 people in Northwest North Carolina continues to struggle to afford sufficient food to live a healthy active life, while 1 in 4 children lives in a household that struggles to provide the nutrition they need to thrive and grow. However, 40% of food produced in this country (nearly half!) goes to waste. Food is wasted at every point along the food chain, from farms and fishing boats, to processing and distribution, in retail stores and restaurants, and at home. Edible, quality food should...

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