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Strawberry Agua Fresca
Sep 01, 2021
Turn ripe and bruised strawberries into a refreshing agua fresca drink.
Jul 30, 2021
Food waste reduction tips and affordable alternatives to fresh produce.
From Fresh to Hearty- Plan Your Week!
Jul 17, 2021
Planning recipes that highlight fresh produce at the beginning of your week and saving your more durable foods for the end of the week will result in less food waste and more money for groceries.
Jun 21, 2021
Have you noticed community fridges recently popping up in your neighborhood?
May 28, 2021
Why not extend a nose-to-tail ethic to plant-based eating too?
Bruised Berry Quick Jam
May 21, 2021
Bruised and overripe berries are still delicious - but you have to act fast!
How to Host a Less Waste BBQ
May 21, 2021
How to host a less-waste BBQ for Memorial Day or any other time this summer!
Moving Beyond Expiration Dates
May 19, 2021
Strangely enough, expiration dates often have little to do with the freshness or usability of a food product.
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Apr 28, 2021
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25 Ways to Reduce Food Waste
Apr 20, 2021
“What’s the best/easiest/most impactful way to start reducing my food waste at home?”
Eat the Skin!
Apr 05, 2021
We want to honor the full potential in every last bit of mother nature’s bounty—and that includes the skin on produce. Food Shift’s Culinary Director, Chef Jen, recently shared her go-to veggie skin chip recipe!
Snacks You Can Make Ahead
Apr 01, 2021
Chef Alison shares her tips for easy snacks you can make and store ahead of time.
6 Hacks to De-Stress Weeknight Meals
Jan 26, 2021
Learn ways to reduce meal-time stress with Chef Alison, our food waste prevention partner and founder of Ends + Stems.
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!
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!
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.
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.
Grow Your Own
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.
Food Storage Saves Money
Jul 08, 2021
Did you know we lose $1866/year per household on wasted food? Simple storage changes save you money.
May 06, 2021
Composting is an accessible and regenerative way to upcycle the inedible scraps in your kitchen, and it benefits the environment in more ways than one.
Preparing for Mother's Day
Apr 27, 2021
Treat and impress mom this year with this easy and delicious brunch recipe that will use up items you have hanging around in the fridge.
Choose Your Own Adventure Bowl
Apr 21, 2021
Re-imagine your leftovers with the "Choose Your Own Adventure Bowl" from Food Shift.
April Fools!! Recipes That Surprise
Mar 26, 2021
Use it or Lose it! Recipes that surprise and use up commonly wasted ingredients from your fridge or pantry.
A Miracle in Every Overlooked Grain of Rice
Mar 23, 2021
Food Shift’s Executive Director, Yuka Nagashima, explains her personal connection to curbing food waste as the outcome of an intentional relationship with the food she eats.
Introducing Thrifty Thursdays with Food Shift!
Mar 03, 2021
StopWaste is thrilled to team up with Food Shift to bring you food waste reduction tips, stories and cooking demonstrations.
Make It Special: Valentine’s Day At Home
Feb 08, 2021
Just because it’s a celebration, doesn’t mean our sustainability goals have to go off the rails.
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?
Makeshift Banana Cream Pie
May 04, 2020
Craving banana cream pie? This simple recipe saved the day and some ingredients from the compost bin!
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.
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!
Reflecting On Food, Family, Community
Dec 19, 2019
Grounding family traditions at one multi-generational Oakland dinner table.
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!
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?
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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