Jeannie Hunter: Food Waste and the Society of St. Andrew

Jeannie Hunter, Regional Director for the Society of St. Andrew in Tennessee, gives us a crash course in food waste.


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The Extraordinary Life and Times of Strawberry

Watch this clever and profound video telling the all-too-common story of many strawberries, then reflect on the prompts that follow.


  1. How did this video shift your perspective of what's in your refrigerator?
  2. Do you find yourself throwing food in the garbage often? How often?
  3. What are some rules you can set for yourself to prevent throwing food away?

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Take Action


Food Waste Action Steps

Consider the following ways to take action in reducing food waste.


  1. Visit the Save the Food website to educate yourself on the issue.
  2. The Society of St. Andrew has many regional locations. Use this website to contact an office near you and get involved with a field gleaning or food drop.
  3. There are other organizations out there, too. Consider Second Harvest Food Bank and find out how you can contribute to their work.
  4. Take inventory of your own kitchen. Investigate which foods you are most likely to throw out and why. Get creative with how to solve this problem.
  5. Make it a goal for your refrigerator to be empty by the end of the week.
  6. Try out composting—check out this helpful webpage to get you started.

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