Blog Posts - Food Waste



Chef Dan Barber Tackles Food Waste with Delicious Fare

I don't often have guest bloggers that I don't assign a particular restaurant write for my blog, but food waste is a problem that I've always been interested in. America waste 70 billion pounds of food each year. Let that number sink in a...
by Gourmet Pigs on Nov 17, 2015

Beautiful beetroot and butternut frittata!

On the first weekend in October we went to our local fruit and veg pick your own farm and came back with several pumpkins and butternut squashes. They have been sitting in my house for a few weeks now! When I went to check on them recently I noticed...
by Eco Thrifty Living on Nov 17, 2015

How to store Jerusalem artichokes and 20 ways to eat them!

We went to a seedling swap a couple of years ago and came back with some Jerusalem artichoke tubers. You can read more here, but basically we took some seedlings and swapped them for other people's seedlings or in this case tubers - it was great! My...
by Eco Thrifty Living on Nov 9, 2015

FOOD WASTE: 4 factors contributing to the crisis and what can be done about it

Just because a carrot is misshapen, does that mean it’s bad? If a tomato has a spot on it or is not perfectly round, should […] Continue reading at The Mindful Word journal of engaged living [http://www.themindfulword.org]...
by The Mindful Word on Nov 1, 2015

20 Handy Uses for WD-40, Airlines to Weigh You as Well as Baggage

Poor Man Survival Self Reliance tools for independent minded people… www.poormansurvivor.net   ISSN 2161-5543 A Digest of Urban Survival Resources   If you'd know the power of money, go and borrow some. - Ben Franklin   20 Unu...
by Urban Survival Resources on Sep 1, 2015

Miele event at Silo Restaurant Brighton

Last week I was excited to receive an invitation to an event with Margot from Coffee and Vanilla at a restaurant I had on my list of places to try locally.  I had in mind what the restaurant ethos was and found that there was a whole lot more goin...
by Nutritious Deliciousness on Jun 19, 2015

Cooking from Frozen – Chilli Con Carne #CoolCookery

In our house, when you say that you’re going to do dinner from something in the freezer that usually means fish fingers, or possibly chicken nuggets, served with oven chips and (frozen) peas. Now, in my opinion there’s nothing wrong with...
by Being Mrs C on Feb 7, 2015

Olleco’s circular economy cooking oil

Yesterday I spotted a truck outside my local pub, branded with the name Olleco. I’d never heard of them, but they helpfully have their entire business model on the side of their vehicles: ‘Olleco supply cooking oil, collect used cooking o...
by Make Wealth History on Feb 6, 2015

Saved from the compost - leaf and stem soup!

I get a fruit and veg box and today in my box I had beetroot, kohlrabi and radishes (and more). All of them came with leaves and stems/ stalks and I wondered if they were edible.  A quick google later though and I found out that beetroot, kohrab...
by Eco Thrifty Living on Feb 3, 2015

OzHarvest Tree of Goodness

Fragrant aromas of coffee brewing and bacon frying fill the air.  Stalls groaning with luscious summer fruit and vegetables promise an abundant Christmas.  Busy and preoccupied people dash in and out; some seeking a pre-work caffeine hit, others to...
by Rosehips and Rhubarb on Dec 18, 2014

Our Responsibility To Feed Our Children – #Clearaplate campaign

As a parent, the one thing you take most for granted is feeding your child.  It is our responsibility to provide … Read More → The post Our Responsibility To Feed Our Children – #Clearaplate campaign appeared first on You Baby Me...
by You Baby Me Mummy on Nov 25, 2014

The Real Junk Food Project

Earlier this year I wrote about Britain’s first zero-waste restaurant. Here’s its opposite: a 100% waste cafe. Not because it throws everything away, but because everything it serves is food that would otherwise have been wasted. That asp...
by Make Wealth History on Nov 21, 2014

Happy Halloween: Links I Like

  Happy Halloween to one and all. I wish you good weather and fun times for witches and goblins of all ages. Looking for a little reading to get you through until it’s time to put on the costumes and … Continue reading → Happy...
by Almost All The Truth on Oct 31, 2014

Corn picking fun!

Going to meet a group of strangers can sometimes be a bit unnerving, but there is something about volunteering that breaks the ice. Everyone has something to do and a common purpose. Ever since I heard about the gleaning network some time ago, I hav...
by Eco Thrifty Living on Oct 13, 2014

Food Waste Friday

It’s that time of the week again, it’s Food Waste Friday *: Let’s see what’s going on in the fridge: This week the voice says the fridge has nothing in it that is out of date, gone off or inedible in any other way. That sounds...
by Bean On An Adventure on Oct 10, 2014

Reducing waste in the kitchen

Sustainable Table are encouraging people to Give a Fork! and raise funds for a fair food future.
by vegeTARAian on Oct 9, 2014

Food Waste Friday

The voice often likes to show other Beans what we’ve been up to on something called Instagram. I’m not sure what pictures are yet but the voice says they show other beans what we can see. I’m not sure they’d like to see what I...
by Bean On An Adventure on Oct 3, 2014

10 Simple Things To Cut Food Waste

September’s Green Bean Challenge is almost over but the bid to cut down food waste needn’t end here. What have I learnt about cutting down on food waste? Here are ten things that you can do: Start a compost heap in the garden for waste f...
by Bean On An Adventure on Sep 30, 2014

4 Ways to Recycle Coffee Grounds

Many of us love a good cup of coffee, but what to do with the used coffee grounds? Here are 4 suggestions.  1.Mulch for acid-loving plants Use as a mulch around acid-loving plants such as azaleas, camellias, rhododendrons, blue hydrangeas and bluebe...
by Rosehips and Rhubarb on Sep 29, 2014

3 Easy Ways To Use Up Kitchen Scraps

  There are three easy ways to use up kitchen scraps: Build a compost heap. (There’s a how to via www.bbc.co.uk) Build/buy a wormery. (These are available from several different retailers online, just google it) Feed your pets. The one th...
by Bean On An Adventure on Sep 28, 2014


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