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October 13 - November 10, 2021
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Nancy Lo

WR&R

Points Total

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  • 0 This Week
  • 73 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    0
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
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    pounds
    food waste prevented

Nancy's Actions

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.

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DAILY 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 2 meals using leftovers.

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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.

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DAILY ACTIONS

Storage

Befriend My Freezer

I will freeze 6 leftover food items or meals for later. The freezer is my food-waste-reduction friend!

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One-Time Action

Kids

Get Involved in the Kitchen

I will involve my children in meal planning, prepping and cooking activities.

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DAILY ACTION

Kids

Try New Foods

I will have my children try new foods (including veggies!) to encourage them to not be picky eaters.

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DAILY ACTIONS

Week 2 Focus: Shopping

Attend Week 2's Workshop

I will attend a free Cooking Matters workshop on October 29th at 12 p.m.

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Community

Send it Down the Grape Vine

I will talk to 3 family members or friends about my experience with this challenge, food waste, and what I have learned.

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  • Reflection Question
    Storage Befriend My Freezer
    Do a bit of research about foods that freeze and revive well. What can you put in the freezer that you didn't know you could?

    Nancy Lo's avatar
    Nancy Lo 10/18/2021 4:33 PM
    On vacation, I'm so glad we can put our organics in the freezer! 

    • Evonne Dennis's avatar
      Evonne Dennis 10/19/2021 6:04 AM
      I found the excess greens from the farm and garden freeze well. I chop them up, freeze in baggies, then add to winter soups.