Entries by Kyra Mindlin


Tips for Reducing Thanksgiving Food Waste

Each year, about 200 million pounds of Thanksgiving turkey turns to food waste. Meanwhile, this year, we are seeing extraordinary circumstances. Feeding America reports that 50 million people faced food insecurity this year. The lines for food banks are miles and hours long this holiday season. So, how can we show thanks while reducing Thanksgiving food […]

Plastic and Food Waste Guest Blog: Kristin Cole

Plastic and food waste often go hand in hand but can be tricky to navigate. How do we reduce plastic and food waste in our own kitchens? When we shop for groceries? When we’re just out and about? Kristin Cole is a chef, educator, and coach who inspires others to think confidently in their kitchens […]

World Food Day 2020: Guide to Action

World Food Day 2020 is October 16th, and 2020 marks the 75th anniversary of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. What is World Food Day? On World Food Day 2020, governments, businesses, NGOs, the media, and the general public across 150 countries will take collective action. It’s a day for everyone to […]


Food Insecurity and Food Waste

As a society, we waste over one-third of all food that is produced. Yet, there are millions of people that are malnourished and don’t know when their next meal will be. Throughout this article, we take a look at the complex relationship between food insecurity and food waste by analyzing population data and considering snippets of U.S. history.