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How to Reduce Food Waste at Home

Let’s face it: Food waste is a massive problem around the world. But just how much food gets tossed, and what can we do about it? Today, we’ll explore food waste in America and discuss some of the small steps that each of us can take to reduce food waste at home.

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Food Friday: Easy Mexican Quinoa

Welcome back to our Food Friday recipe series! This week, we’re turning our attention toward quinoa—a protein- and fiber-packed superfood. This easy Mexican quinoa recipe can be made in 30 minutes, and it’s packed with veggies and nutrients.

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What Is SNAP and Are You Eligible?

Food is a basic need that millions of Americans struggle to afford. Oftentimes, people face hardships that could strike any of us, such as a family health emergency or an involuntary cutback in work hours, and could benefit from receiving some support to make ends meet.

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Food Friday: Rainbow Chard Wraps

Welcome back to another installment of Food Friday, when we share nutritious, delicious recipes featuring simple ingredient lists and whole foods. Today we’re introducing a recipe that will bring something fresh and bright to your mealtimes during these cold winter months: veggie-packed, simple-to-whip-up rainbow chard wraps.

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How to Grow Your Own Fresh Produce

In the age of thriving farm-to-table restaurant scenes and bustling farmers markets, many of us are interested in becoming more locally minded eaters. One way to take your locavore diet up a notch is to grow your own fresh produce, and Americans are catching on to the perks of gardening. In fact, research indicates that 35 percent of U.S. households now grow food either at home or in a community garden — a 200 percent increase in less than a decade.

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