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Sheriff donates produce from jail farm – Worcester Telegram

Source: Sheriff donates produce from jail farm - Worcester Telegram ---- WORCESTER — If someone had driven past Veterans Inc. on Grove Street Friday morning, they might have wondered about the tall man in sharp business attire unloading butternut squash out the back of a House of Correction truck."Bumper crop," a smiling Worcester County … [Read more...]

Recycling Food Waste Further Up the Waste Hierarchy – Waste Management World

Source: Recycling Food Waste Further Up the Waste Hierarchy - Waste Management World ---- To what extent do professionals in the food manufacturing, distribution and retail sectors actively embrace the principles of the waste hierarchy? And to what extent can food waste be recycled? By Paul Featherstone The issue of food waste is a hot topic … [Read more...]

Waitrose donates surplus food to the animals at Paignton Zoo – Torquay Herald Express

Source: Waitrose donates surplus food to the animals at Paignton Zoo - Torquay Herald Express ---- Staff from Waitrose Torquay deliver surplus fruit and veg to the giraffes at Paignton Zoo Comments (0) A SUPERMARKET has formed a partnership with Paignton Zoo to help feed the animals. Waitrose in Torquay regularly donates surplus stock to … [Read more...]

I Dish Out the Food Your Supermarket Can’t Use

Source: I Dish Out the Food Your Supermarket Can’t Use ---- Milk lines the shelves at Trader Joe's, located on Colorado Blvd. and East 8th Avenue in Denver, for the grand opening of specialty grocer, February, 14 2014. RJ Sangosti—Denver Post via Getty Images Linda Hess is the President and Founder of Urban Harvester a non-profit 501c-3 … [Read more...]

1 in 6 Americans Goes Hungry While the Rest of Us Throw Away $43 Billion in Food

Source: 1 in 6 Americans Goes Hungry While the Rest of Us Throw Away $43 Billion in Food ---- Source: Flickr user Mark Turnauckas . We live in a country of both waste and want. The statistics on both are astounding. One in six Americans lacks a secure supply of food, according to a recent study. Others struggle just to put food on the table … [Read more...]

Man travels the U.S., eats from trash bins to dramatize food waste

Source: Man travels the U.S., eats from trash bins to dramatize food waste ---- PoconoRecord.com: Choose Your Experience - PC, Mobile HD, On-the-GO Some features won't work on mobile devicesPlease note that our full site will consume more bandwidth than our mobile friendly site, which may impact your usage rates with your mobile carrier. … [Read more...]

Food Logistics Names Ryder a Top 3PL & Cold Storage Provider

Source: Food Logistics Names Ryder a Top 3PL & Cold Storage Provider ---- MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE:R), a leader in commercial transportation and supply chain management solutions, today announced it has been named one of 2014’s Top 3PL & Cold Storage Providers by Food Logistics. The Top 3PL & Cold … [Read more...]

Coordination between industry sectors key to easing water scarcity – IRINnews.org

Source: Coordination between industry sectors key to easing water scarcity - IRINnews.org ---- Eliminating silos of water consumption and policy input is key to quench rising global thirst STOCKHOLM, 12 September 2014 (IRIN) - Manufacturing, agriculture and energy sectors are going to have to coordinate their water use much more efficiently … [Read more...]

Sweet season at Joyce’s Blueberry Haven benefits several area food banks – Peninsula Daily

Source: Sweet season at Joyce's Blueberry Haven benefits several area food banks - Peninsula Daily ---- JOYCE — Amid the green jungle, the blue globes fall, like rain, into harvesters' hands.Here at the Blueberry Haven farm, “it's been a fantastic year,” said Meggan Uecker, one of nine gleaners who picked bucket after bucket of berries Tuesday … [Read more...]

Coastal Harvest needs new home – Coos Bay World

Source: Coastal Harvest needs new home - Coos Bay World ---- BANDON — Bandon’s Coastal Harvest is in need of a home. The food assistance organization has been housed for the past several years at the gym of the Seventh-day Adventist Church on Elmira Avenue, but the church gave notice last spring that they wanted use of the gym again starting … [Read more...]

There’s a lot left for hungry people ‘After the Harvest’ – The Packer

Source: There's a lot left for hungry people 'After the Harvest' - The Packer ---- CONCEPTION JUNCTION, Mo. — A new group in the Kansas City area wants to give away 1.5 million pounds of fresh produce by the end of the year and volunteers are combing fields in the heartland, gleaning growers’ leftovers for the hungry. Leading the non-profit … [Read more...]