Waste Not: Thinking Creatively About Our Rescued Food

An estimated 40% of food in the U.S. goes to waste, yet 1 in 5 people in Philadelphia are hungry. Since August 2018, Reading Terminal Market, Philabundance, and Food Connect have together rescued more than 15,000 pounds of food from 15 diverse food merchants to feed our neighbors in need. Participants will learn about the successes and challenges of starting a complex food rescue, the art of turning kitchen “scraps” and “leftovers” into meals, watch a cooking demonstration of rescued produce, and then taste the results.

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