School’s Out…Now What?

School’s Out…Now What?

School’s out for the summer and the kids are excited…well, most of them anyway.
For the 22 million children who depend on schools for free or reduced-priced meals, summer vacation may not be something to look forward to and one thing is missing –  a steady source of food and nutrition.

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How does food waste impact our environment?

How does food waste impact our environment?

What’s the deal with food waste?

 
As we celebrate Earth Day, the attention in the food industry turns to food waste. 40 percent of food that is produced never makes it to a plate. With agriculture accounting for 70 percent of the water used throughout the world, food

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What is Food Insecurity?

What is Food Insecurity?

The Definition:
The USDA defines food insecurity as a state in which “consistent access to adequate food is limited by a lack of money and other resources at times during the year.” Other terms for food insecurity are “struggling to avoid hunger,” “hungry, or at risk of hunger,” and “hungry,

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Thank you to our Sponsors!

Without these event sponsors, our birthday party wouldn’t happen! Thank you to these companies and foundations that believe in our mission and work to make this community a better place for us all. We can’t wait to see you all at our birthday party, RSVP at https://wastenotaz.org/wpevents/30th-birthday-celebrationsd/!

     

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Atlasta Catering is cooking up something good for the party!

Atlasta Catering is cooking up something good for the party!

 
Within the last year, the words on everyone’s lips have been “food waste” and “sustainability”.  As one of the oldest perishable food rescue programs in the country, Waste Not was ahead of its time.  For 30 years, Waste Not has been rescuing excess perishable food from those who do

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