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October Everyday Heroes

Nicolle Fernandes, PhD, RD (New York) Reaching out to people using the "Tossed Treasures" toolkit meant not only sensitizing college students to their direct contribution to food waste but also providing them with simple practical methods to manage it. Through the toolkit, students learned that minimizing food waste would not only reduce what ends up [...]

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September Everyday Heroes

Alexandra Geralie Pérez Rodríguez, dietetic intern (Puerto Rico) I recently had the great privilege of presenting the "Tossed Treasures" mini grant to a group of undergraduate students at the University of Puerto Rico Rio Piedras Campus. The students were very responsive to the presentation and showed interest in learning ways to prevent food waste. They [...]

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August Everyday Heroes: Kids Eat Right Month

Katherine Feyen, Kirsten Arme, Caity Neinow and Eliza Short - students (Wisconsin) This summer, four nutrition and dietetics students from Viterbo University in Wisconsin have volunteered their time to plan, create, and teach garden nutrition lessons to children at the local La Crosse Boys and Girls Club in their garden. With help from Mayo Clinic [...]

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