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October 13 - November 10, 2021
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Laura Bessenecker

Loaves & Fishes

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 100 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    3
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    2
    pounds
    food waste prevented
  • up to
    25
    minutes
    spent learning

Laura's Actions

Week 2 Focus: Shopping

Scrutinize Deals

I will resist the suggestion to buy the quantity advertised on sale and only buy what I know I will eat.

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DAILY ACTIONS

Week 2 Focus: Shopping

Stick to Your Grocery List

I will only purchase the items on my grocery list and avoid impulse purchases.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Week 1 Focus: Planning

Track My Wasted Food

I will track the food that my household of 3 throws out so I can learn what we're wasting and why.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

Week 1 Focus: Planning

Learn About and Choose a Meal Plan Style

I will explore different meal plan techniques and choose one that works for my household.

Completed
One-Time Action

Week 1 Focus: Planning

Create a Weekly Meal Plan

I will reduce food waste and save money by planning a weekly menu of meals and ingredients for my household of 3.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Week 1 Focus: Planning

Keep a Food Inventory

I will take a fridge and pantry inventory to stay up to date with what I have at home before I go grocery shopping.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Week 1 Focus: Planning

Attend Week 1's Workshop

I will attend a free Cooking Matters workshop on October 20th at 6 p.m.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

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  • Reflection Question
    Week 1 Focus: Planning Track My Wasted Food
    What did you find you are tossing the most? How can you change your habits to avoid wasting this food?

    Laura Bessenecker's avatar
    Laura Bessenecker 10/13/2021 2:37 PM
    I find herbs go so quickly I can't use them all in time. Tonight I'm going to freeze my fresh herbs in olive oil so they won't rot in the fridge!