Our Food: Use it All, Use it Well

For Earth Week, celebrate by learning how you can prevent food waste at home. When food goes to waste, it emits methane, a potent greenhouse gas that heavily contributes to climate change. Besides that, you’re not just wasting food, but all of the time and energy that goes into food production as well.

Watch the video below to learn what you can do to prevent your food from going to waste:

A couple easy tips to use it all and use it well:

1. Make a list of groceries in order of which will go bad first so you make sure to eat them in time.

2. Learn storage tips to keep your food stay fresh longer at savethefood.com/storage

3. Use your freezer to save it for later

4.  Get creative with your leftovers (like making carrot top pesto or vegetable broth!)

5. Compost anything inedible at the compost drop-off behind Town Hall