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Planning for a Small Thanksgiving
Nov 19, 2020
Wanting to have all the same comforting dishes for Thanksgiving but unsure how to make a turkey for only 4 people? Here are some tips to help enjoy the holiday without creating excess waste.
Batch Roasted Vegetables
Aug 28, 2020
Batch roast wilting vegetables to keep them from the compost and complement many meals.
Save Unfinished Wine For Cooking
Aug 27, 2020
Did you know that you can freeze your leftover wine to use for cooking or a vinaigrette?
Sad Sour Milk to Wacky Waffle Dinner
Apr 29, 2020
Sour or curdled milk doesn't have to be dumped, it is great for baking and can be used in multiple ways.
Immune Boosting Lemon Ice Cubes
Apr 15, 2020
Do you have too many lemons or some that are almost going bad? Put the whole lemon to good use with this immune boosting and refreshing recipe!
Reflecting On Food, Family, Community
Dec 19, 2019
Grounding family traditions at one multi-generational Oakland dinner table.
Send Them Home With Leftovers!
Dec 03, 2019
Hosting a holiday gathering? Here's a green tip: save yogurt tubs, take-out containers, and any other containers you're about to recycle to send guests home with yummy leftovers.
Save Room for the Leftover Course
Nov 25, 2019
It’s that time of the year again - when we gather around with friends and family to eat about five helpings of a Thanksgiving feast!
Your Pumpkin's Second Life
Oct 30, 2019
Rather than composting your Halloween pumpkins, consider giving them a second life at your dinner table.
Climate Action in the Kitchen
Oct 16, 2019
Did you know that reducing food waste is one of the leading solutions to climate change?
Stick With Your Strong Suit
Jul 01, 2019
Sometimes we need to take a step back from the world of choices we’re presented with every day.
Kid-Friendly Tips: Cooking for Leftovers
Jun 13, 2019
Leftovers. You either love them or loathe them. For many of us with families to feed, we also have to consider the pickiness and behaviors of our children… and partners.
Tip of the Month
Jun 13, 2019
Salad season is upon us! Growing your own lettuces, arugula, spinach, chard, kale, endive and more can be a fun and gratifying way to reduce your wasted food this summer.
Excess Harvest: Simple Plum Jelly and Jam
Jul 06, 2020
Fruit trees heavy with ripening fruit? Preserve the harvest by making simple jams and jellies that can last throughout the year and be shared with friends!
Makeshift Banana Cream Pie
May 04, 2020
Craving banana cream pie? This simple recipe saved the day and some ingredients from the compost bin!
Keep Kids Busy with Baking
Mar 15, 2020
Whether it's tubs of old frosting or frozen brown bananas, these baking projects can prove to be great family activities and ways to clear kitchen space for other goods.
New Year's Fridge Clean-out
Dec 31, 2019
Make 2020 the year you waste less food - while saving money, fighting climate change and eating healthier!
Make a digital shopping list
Nov 12, 2019
In this digital age, keeping track of a shopping list has never been easier and more efficient!
Preserving Seasonal Fruit Harvest
Aug 06, 2019
With backyard fruit trees, you have to act fast when the fruit comes in - harvest, clean, eat, preserve, or distribute it.
Five Questions With Two Power Moms
Jul 08, 2019
Xouhoa Bowen and Christina Means — Two Power Moms take the Stop Food Waste Challenge
Storing (Some) Food Outside of the Fridge
Jun 13, 2019
Fight the urge! Some food items just taste better and last longer when stored outside of the fridge.
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