Bruised Fruit? Wilted Greens? Don’t Toss Just Yet

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Saturday is Earth Day, and if you’re looking to turn over a new leaf, one place to start is in the kitchen.

Each year, Americans toss out 133 billion pounds of food, according to the United States Department of Agriculture. The number one wasted food category? Fresh produce. WBHM’s Gigi Douban sat down with Hunter Lewis, the Birmingham-based editor of Cooking Light magazine about all this waste and why you shouldn’t shy away from ugly produce.

Find ways to eat more fruits and vegetables and throw away less in the May issue of Cooking Light.

 

 

 

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