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A Review of ‘Imperfect Produce’: 2.5 Years Later

If you’ve arrived here from my last article about Imperfect Produce (now Imperfect Foods), this article you’re reading now is coming to you a couple years after I signed up for the service. If you haven’t read it yet, you can check it out the other one here: Impression of my first Imperfect Produce Box. It gives you an overview of what I received in my first box, my thoughts…

Hunger Action Month 2018

This is just a quick note that September is Hunger Action Month and although we’re already about halfway through the month, there’s still time to get out there and do something. I suggest checking out FeedingAmerica.org to find a local food bank or doing a google search for opportunities near you to volunteer some of your time. My experience with food banks has been with the Beaverton location of the Oregon…

Impression of My First ‘Imperfect Produce’ Box

I was not sponsored by Imperfect Produce. My opinions and experiences expressed here are my own and I am not affiliated with Imperfect Produce. Imperfect Produce is subscription-based service that delivers produce to your doorstep that would otherwise be wasted due to either irregularities that don’t meet grocery store standards (size, color, asymmetry, scarring), surplus, or the lack of a consumer market for something. From Imperfect Produce’s website: “Imperfect fights…

Curbing Food Waste Little by Little

I was happy to see an article in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ August issue about food waste in the United States. The article is brief, but it talks about some ways Dietitians can try to get involved in this global issue. I whole-heartedly agree that food waste is an issue dietitians can be involved in! As someone working toward a degree in nutrition with the hopes…