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September 14 - October 11, 2020
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Kristin Baden

Points Total

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  • 125 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    10
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    4
    pounds
    food waste prevented
  • up to
    6
    pounds
    waste composted

Kristin's Actions

Community

Start Backyard Composting

My household will set up a backyard bin to compost our fruit and vegetable scraps.

Completed
One-Time Action

Shopping

Plant a Garden

I will plant an herb or vegetable garden at my home or community garden.

Completed
One-Time Action

Shopping

Eat Before Shopping

I will resist impulse buys by eating a snack or meal before going grocery shopping.Those who grocery shop on an empty stomach spend 64% more than not-hungry shoppers.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

Cooking

Cook From Root to Leaf

I will try 2 root-to-leaf recipes, which utilize all parts of the vegetable, such as beet greens, carrot tops, and herb stems.

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Storage

Preserve food

I will try a new method of food preservation, such as canning, pickling, drying or making jam. I will try 2 preservation techniques.

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One-Time Action

Cooking

Make Use of Leftovers

I will finish, share or repurpose 5 servings of leftovers.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

Shopping

Stick to Your Grocery List

I will bring my grocery list that accounts for what I already have in my fridge and cupboards and only purchase the items on that list.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

Planning

Track My Wasted Food

I will keep notes on all the food that my household of 2 throws out so I can learn how what we're wasting, how much, and why it goes to waste.

Completed
One-Time Action

Feed

  • Reflection Question
    Storage Preserve food
    Canning and pickling food is a great way to have delicious summer fruits and vegetables all year round. What are some foods you would like to preserve and enjoy later?

    Kristin Baden's avatar
    Kristin Baden 9/30/2020 8:39 AM
    Carrots, beets, greens :)