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August 1 - August 31, 2022
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Kathy Klink

Mill City Farmers Market

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 150 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    7.1
    pounds
    food waste prevented
  • up to
    2.0
    locally sourced meals
    consumed
  • up to
    4.0
    zero-waste meals
    consumed
  • up to
    15
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved

Kathy's Actions

Planning

Plan a Leftovers Day

I will plan an Eat the Leftovers night by creating a tasty “smorgasbord" or using a recipe that repurposes leftovers. I will eat 4 meals using leftovers.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Shopping

Source Local Foods

I will buy locally grown food from my grocery store and make 1 meal(s).

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Planning

Track My Wasted Food

I will track the food that my household of 2 throws out so I can learn what we're wasting and why.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

Cooking

Attend the Stop Food Waste Challenge kickoff with Chowgirls

Learn new ways to cook with leftovers

Completed
One-Time Action

Storage

Be Smart About Food Labels

I will learn about food labels and not throw food out just based on the date on the package, but instead check the smell and color to see if it has gone bad.

Completed
One-Time Action

Shopping

Stick to Your Grocery List

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

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Cooking

Cook From Root to Leaf

I will try 1 root-to-leaf recipes, which utilize all parts of the vegetable, such as beet greens, carrot tops, and herb stems.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Community

Volunteer as a Zero Waste Educator

Help us educate Mill City Farmers Market visitors about compostable plastics, manage composting stations and collect data for the Zero Waste program! Everyone from Master Recyclers to beginners are welcome and encouraged to participate in our efforts by volunteering as a Zero Waste Educator. There’s no need to be an expert, we train volunteers on the basics at the start of each shift. Shift is 10am to 1:15pm every Saturday of our outdoor season. Learn more and sign up with the link below!

Completed
One-Time Action

Kids

Visit a Farm

I will visit a local pizza farm, teaching farm, or CSA grower to educate myself and my children on farm-to-table concepts.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Shopping

Buy From A Farmers Market

I will purchase produce and meat directly from a local farmers market and make 1 meals.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

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