Food Waste Prevention Week

By: Jennifer Werlin, University of Idaho Teton County Extension and Teton Food and Farm Coalition, 208-776-8235, jwerlin@uidaho.edu The average household loses upwards of $1,600 annually by throwing away uneaten food, yet 1 in 5 people lack consistent access to nutritious food. Nearly 40% of food in the United Staes goes uneaten, leading to wasted resources…

Chasing Cans, Cardboard, and Ice

This article was originally published in the Teton Valley News on March 6th, 2014. It is reposted with permission. Did you plant 53,000 trees last year? Neither did I. Luckily, the collective recycling efforts in Teton Valley had the same impact on our carbon footprint as planting all those trees would have. The aluminum and…