Tuesday, November 2, 2010

From Farm to Fridge to Garbage Can - From the NY Times

How much food does your family waste?

A lot, if you are typical. By most estimates, a quarter to half of all food produced in the United States goes uneaten — left in fields, spoiled in transport, thrown out at the grocery store, scraped into the garbage or forgotten until it spoils.

A family of four that spends $175 a week on groceries lest more than $40 worth of food each week go to waste and $2,275 a year.

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