Again, I begin this with a disclosure. What you’re about to read isn’t as heavily based on research in the traditional sense (meaning, the oracle of Google and a few handy books or interviews), and instead will focus more on my personal (limited) experience with a food distribution corporation based out of the Midwest, and […]Read more "Waste Less – Feed More, Part 3"
If you’ve been following the Pe’ Sla (Lakota Scared Lands) land auction in South Dakota, which was supposed to occur yesterday, here’s a quick update: two days before the auction, the family who currently “owns” the land put the auction on hold. Neither the family or the auction house has commented about why the auction […]Read more "Pe’ Sla Land Auction – Update!"
This post will focus on food recovery projects — individuals, groups, and organizations which work to redistribute and creatively use food that would otherwise go to waste. Why is food recovery important? Because in 2010, Americans created 34 million tons of food waste— that’s more than any other type of waste, except paper. To put that in […]Read more "Waste Less – Feed More, Part 2"
This is part one of a multi-part series of posts discussing food waste in America. The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) recently released a report detailing American food waste, which is up to 40% of all food in the farm to fork process. As a Grist article summarizing this report pointed out, this is like filling three […]Read more "Waste Less – Feed More, Part 1"
The common mythology of the United States is that we were founded by people seeking religious freedom. This is a story we’re all familiar with, and a story that discounts the existence and beliefs of the people who already lived here when Europeans landed on the shores. It discounts the beliefs of the people — […]Read more "Selling Stolen Lands – the Sioux Campaign to Purchase Pe’ Sla"