Farm Facts: Food Waste

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Food waste is a growing problem in North Carolina and beyond. Here’s a by-the-numbers look at food waste that we hope encourages you to use what you buy and, in the spirit of the giving season, donate to your local food bank when possible. Learn more at notasteforwaste.org.

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247 pounds of food waste was created per person in North Carolina in 2012 (the most recent data available).

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