Learning to Reduce Food Waste and Make It Work For Us

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Globally, about 40 percent of the food humans grow end up wasted before it reaches the table of a hungry family. Much of the waste occurs in third world countries, where the supply chain infrastructure is insufficient to harvest, prepare, and ship foods quickly enough to prevent deterioration. Until recently, much of this food waste was reintroduced back into the farm to serve as organic compost for growing more crops, or perhaps to feed livestock, which would in turn be used for more food. 

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