Incongruous Dual Problems Best practices can be shared among gleaning organizations to help each other mitigate food insecurity
Soils are not so picky about the type of organic matter that they are fed. They are just as happy getting plant roots as
One in six Americans struggles with food insecurity. Yes, we said Americans. Yet 40 percent of all food goes to waste. While a good part of that percentage is derived from people throwing out half-eaten grub, another significant chunk of waste is generated far before a meal reaches a diner's plate.
CLARIFICATION: Language has been amended to reflect that Thaler is the founder of the Gleaners Kitchen, not the cooperative
On this particular winter Wednesday, 26 labeled boxes containing 554 pounds of apples, citrus, salad greens, kale, squash, garlic, turnips, cucumbers and radishes have been collected by friendly volunteers wearing hats and aprons that say "Food Forward."
Gleaning. The word may not be immediately recognizable to many, and that’s probably because it hasn’t been a practice of
Picking corn, I mulled it all over. How sorely disconnected we are from our food from where it comes from, how it's grown, who grows it, even how to cook it to who gets access to it.
Helena David is on a mission. Her ambitious goal to pick and donate 100,000 pieces of fruit in one year for Southern California's underprivileged is already well underway.