Governor Mills proclaims Maine Food Waste Awareness Week September 25-29, 2023

We wanted to share with you the exciting news that Governor Mills has issued an official Proclamation designating September 25-29, 2023 as Maine Food Waste Awareness Week! In particular, we’d like to thank the Maine Dept. of Education and the teachers, staff, and students who participated in our 2023 Maine School Cafeteria Food Waste Study. Their […]

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Lessons from my Time with AmeriCorps: How Maine Can Learn From Wyoming

My experience at Feeding Laramie Valley: While serving with AmeriCorps NCCC (National Civilian Community Corps) I spent some time in Laramie, Wyoming, working with a 501c3 nonprofit organization called Feeding Laramie Valley (FLV). The aim of this organization was to address food insecurity issues and to support a sustainable and just food system in Albany […]

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The TRUTH About Hunger in Maine and What YOU Can Do to Stop It.

Why is Food Being Thrown Away While People Go Hungry? My entire life, I always have hated throwing out food. When I was growing up, my mother would tell me to finish what was on my plate because there are starving people in this world. I was one of the lucky children that always had […]

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