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The links and organizations below can help you fully understand the far-reaching impact of wasting food — and offer additional know-how you can use to help reverse the crisis.

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Further With Food Logo

Further with Food provides comprehensive information about food loss and waste in the United States and about solutions dedicated to reducing it. This virtual resource center offers a broad spectrum of users – such as businesses, government entities, investors, NGOs, academics, and individuals...

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Farmers Against Hunger Logo

Farmers Against Hunger (FAH) was started in 1996 as a way to enable farmers throughout New Jersey to contribute their extra produce to those in need. Prior to the development of Farmers Against Hunger a few farmers tried to donate produce to their local food bank or food pantries, but transportation was always a problem...

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Feeding America Logo

Feeding America’s mission is to feed America’s hungry through a nationwide network of member food banks and engage our country in the fight to end hunger. With the support of our generous partners, the Feeding America network is meeting the needs of families across the country and helping them find the strength to move forward and flourish...

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Feeding America Logo

To strengthen the food rescue community and ensure food rescue remains the leading food recovery option to decrease food waste in our country. The Hub will provide a platform to better enable good food to be safely and efficiently rescued and fed to those in need, which is imperative as more than 41 million Americans face food insecurity...

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Food Waste Reduction Alliance Logo

The sources of food waste are varied and many, from the farm, to the plant floor, to the restaurant kitchen, to the consumer at home. FWRA’s work is focused on the sources that we can most directly impact – our own U.S. operations (manufacturing, retail and restaurant/foodservice)...

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Still Tasty Logo

How long will your favorite food or beverage stay safe and tasty? What's the best way to store it? Get the answers for thousands of items!

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USDA Anti-Hunger Resources & Research

In the United States, over one-third of all available food goes uneaten through loss or waste. When food is tossed aside, so too are opportunities for improved food security, economic growth, and environmental prosperity...

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U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Wasted food is the single largest category of material placed in municipal landfills and represents nourishment that could have helped feed families in need. Additionally, water, energy, and labor used to produce wasted food could have been employed for other purposes...

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ReFED Logo

ReFED is a multi-stakeholder nonprofit, powered by an influential network of the nation’s leading business, nonprofit, foundation, and government leaders committed to reducing U.S. food waste. ReFED takes a data-driven approach to move the food system from acting on instinct to insights to solve our national food waste problem...

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Time’s Expiration Dates Resource

Confused by expiration dates? You’re not alone. Learn what they really mean.

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Food Recovery Hierarchy

The Food Recovery Hierarchy prioritizes actions organizations can take to prevent and divert wasted food.

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Department Of Environmental Protection

Did you know that approximately 22% of solid waste in New Jersey consists of food waste, some of which was edible at time of disposal?

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Ample Harvest

AmpleHarvest.org

AmpleHarvest.org is a NJ based nationwide nonprofit that’s ending food waste by enabling home/community gardeners to donate their surplus harvest to a nearby food pantry.

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Looking for a place to start? Check out our food tips — such as the proper temperatures for storing food and how to understand what date codes on food mean.

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6735 Black Horse Pike, Egg Harbor Twp. NJ 08234
609-383-8843 https://cfbnj.org/
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31 Evans Terminal, Hillside NJ 07205
908-355-3663 https://cfbnj.org/
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1501 John Tipton Boulevard, Pennsauken, NJ 08110
856-662-4884 https://foodbanksj.org/
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824 Silvia Street, Ewing, NJ 08628
609-406-0503 https://mercerstreetfriends.org/
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201 N. Broad Street, Phillipsburg, NJ 08865
908-454-4322 https://norwescap.org/
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350 Marshall Street Phillipsburg, NJ 08865
908-454-7000 https://norwescap.org/

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