Many factors are involved in the challenge of caring for our earth, but food waste is a significant factor in that equation. In fact, according to the United Nations Environment Programme, “Globally, if food waste could be represented as its own country, it would be the third-largest greenhouse gas emitter, behind China and the US.” […]
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Grocery Rescue: Making Every Day Earth Day
Approximately 600,000 tons of food are wasted every year in Utah, while 511,000 Utahns don’t always have enough to eat – which makes Earth Day the perfect time to talk about our Grocery Rescue program. Did you know the United States leads the world in food waste, with Americans discarding nearly 80 billion pounds […]
Client Corner: AN APPLE?!
Utah Food Bank employees often see and hear heartbreaking stories. While these unforgettable stories are difficult to hear, they serve as a constant reminder of the importance of the work we do. This is especially true for those staff members who spend a lot of time at our partner agency locations. Audra Roberts, our Grocery […]