We waste about 40% of the food we have in our homes. I work hard to reduce that but even I waste food. I try to do many things to minimize my waste and I have written about it many times. I think the most effective thing we can do is share our food with our neighbors.
This year I joined a CSA (community supported agriculture) and I have thoroughly enjoyed the experience. I have received a variety of vegetables that I might not have had access to in our local grocery store or might not have tried. I have also received vegetables that I just do not like. Yup, even a food/environmental blogger does not like all her veggies. Cucumbers are my least favorite even though I love pickles. My neighbors (the whole family including the kids) love them so every Tuesday night I leave them fresh cucumbers on their porch when I get home from pick up. I have also left other items that I do not like. [Read more...]