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Community Perspectives: Wasted Food in Philadelphia

Expert BlogPhiladelphia, PennsylvaniaAndrea Collins, Madeline Keating

There is not a one-size-fits-all approach to crafting inclusive food waste prevention messaging. Philadelphia worked with community-based organizations to run community focus groups to better understand the biggest barriers to preventing food from becoming waste in local communities.

WASTED: Second Edition of NRDC’s Landmark Food Waste Report

Expert BlogDana Gunders, JoAnne Berkenkamp, Darby Hoover, Andrea Collins
NRDC has released the second edition of the report "Wasted: How America is Losing up to 40 percent of Its Food from Farm to Fork to Landfill," which captures the latest studies, success stories, and recommendations across the food system.

WH Hunger Strategy Should Advance Equity, Health & Wealth

Expert BlogUnited StatesAllison Johnson, Nina Sevilla, Lena Brook

The upcoming White House conference presents a rare opportunity for the Biden administration and Congress to advance racial justice, health, environmental protection, and local prosperity. 

Growing Community: Reimagining the Future of Food

Expert BlogMarisa Guerrero, Sara Imperiale, Margaret Brown
When we focus only on emergency food programs, we fail to build resilience in disproportionately burdened communities ahead of the next disaster. Local efforts - led by people of color and frontline communities - offer pathways to lead us out…

Food Systems Analyst

NRDC in ActionBaltimore, Nashville, Denver, Maryland, Tennessee, ColoradoJeff Turrentine
Andrea Spacht Collins is working to minimize food waste by changing the way we think about what we eat—and what we don’t eat, where it comes from, and where it ends up.

Food Fetish

ExplainerUnited StatesTracie McMillan
On our farms, in our stores, and at our dining tables, aesthetics and efficiency are at war. Everybody loses.

Freeze More. Waste Less.

How-ToUnited StatesDana Gunders

Your freezer could be the secret to keeping ingredients fresh, saving money, and reducing food waste.