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How to Store 31 Fresh Fruits and Vegetables for Less Food Waste

How to Store 31 Fresh Fruits and Vegetables for Less Food Waste

It’s estimated that the average household wastes more than 30% of the food it obtains – a staggering statistic with both financial and environmental consequences. 140 million acres of land are needed to produce this lost or wasted food each year, which is about the size of New York and California combined.

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    How to Store 31 Fresh Fruits and Vegetables for Less Food Waste

    How to Store 31 Fresh Fruits and Vegetables for Less Food Waste

    It’s estimated that the average household wastes more than 30% of the food it obtains – a staggering statistic with both financial and environmental consequences. 140 million acres of land are needed to produce this lost or wasted food each year, which is about the size of New York and California combined.

    Map Reveals How Food Flows From Farms to Tables Across U.S.

    Map Reveals How Food Flows From Farms to Tables Across U.S.

    By Megan Konar My team at the University of Illinois just developed the first high-resolution map of the U.S. food supply chain. Our map is a comprehensive snapshot of all food flows between counties in the U.S. – grains, fruits and vegetables, animal feed and processed food items. To build the map, we brought together […]

    Amazon Has a Patent For a Garden Service That Would Help You Grow Food

    Amazon Has a Patent For a Garden Service That Would Help You Grow Food

    Amazon has a new frontier it’s looking to tackle: your garden. The tech company recently received a patent for a new service that would let users upload photos of their vegetable gardens then receive a variety of recommendations from Amazon including recipes for the specific veggies they’ve planted, gardening tools they might need, and even […]

    Only 9% of U.S. Adults Eat Enough Vegetables

    Only 9% of U.S. Adults Eat Enough Vegetables

    By Dan Nosowitz On the heels of our country’s very own secular harvest festival, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) released new data indicating just how few people are actually regularly eating the fruits of the harvest. The CDC regularly publishes data on the health of the country, and, appropriately for the season, last week’s […]