Food Waste

29 01, 2020

Impact of the Farm Bill and Trade on Food for Others

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In 2019, twenty percent of the food that Food for Others received to distribute to our neighbors in need came from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The USDA currently provides fresh and nutritious food to the country’s food banks thanks to the four-year Farm Bill signed by the President in 2018 that

22 10, 2019

Gleaning: an Ancient Practice for the Modern World

The practice of agricultural gleaning is an ancient one, with historical records indicating it has been in existence for at least 4,000 years. Exactly what is it? It’s quite simple really. People go into fields, orchards, vineyards and gardens after formal harvesting has taken place and pick what ripe produce is left. In