Farm Facts: Food Waste


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

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A family of four wastes approximately $1,500 on food each year.

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