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American Wasteland: How America Throws Away Nearly Half of Its Food (and What We Can Do About It) - Jonathan Bloom
American Wasteland: How America Throws Away Nearly Half of Its Food (and What We Can Do About It)
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Grocery prices and the forsaken foods at the back of your fridge seem to increase weekly. After reading American Wasteland, you will never look at your shopping list, refrigerator, plate, or wallet the same way again. Jonathan Bloom wades into the garbage heap to unearth what our squandered food... show more
Grocery prices and the forsaken foods at the back of your fridge seem to increase weekly. After reading American Wasteland, you will never look at your shopping list, refrigerator, plate, or wallet the same way again. Jonathan Bloom wades into the garbage heap to unearth what our squandered food says about us, why it matters, and how you can make a difference starting in your own kitchen—reducing waste and saving money. Interviews with experts such as chef Alice Waters and food psychologist Brian Wansink, among others, uncover not only how and why we waste, but, most importantly, what we can do about it. 
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780738215280 (0738215287)
ASIN: 738215287
Publisher: Da Capo Lifelong Books
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
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4.0 The American food distribution and consumption network
wastes nearly 50% of the food produced in this country. Households waste approximately 30% of the food that we purchase. The next time you go to the grocery store and purchase three bags worth of groceries, toss one of them out the window on the way home. Raising my hand, admitting my guilt. Right...
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