Do You Waste Food? Reduce Food Waste, feed the hungry Food waste in landfill harms the climate
FOOD WASTE: An estimated 40% of food grown in the US is wasted $1400/YEAR: $$$ food wasted by the average family of four
WHAT CAN YOU DO? Buy only what you need from small, local growers as much as possible to conserve resources Plan your meals share with others and use what you purchase before it spoils Participate in volunteer food recovery see below information on how to volunteer Don't discard food waste (or any organic waste) in landfill; feed animals or compost it VOLUNTEER to help with local food recovery with the Easton Food Recovery Group!
The Easton Food Recovery Group is a grassroots program recovering food in the Easton area since 2014 and is part of the Lehigh Valley Food Policy Council's Food Recovery & Respect Working Committee. Volunteers transport donated food year round and distribute it to local emergency food centers such as Easton's pantries, free meal centers, programs and shelters. Fresh produce donated from local farmers may be harvested and/or transported by the volunteers. To support and expand food recovery in the Lehigh Valley, contact the Lehigh Valley Food Policy Council Coordinator, Susan Dalandan email@example.com