When Food Is Too Good To Waste, College Kids Pick Up The Scraps

February 27, 2015 6:51 PM

9 0

When Food Is Too Good To Waste, College Kids Pick Up The Scraps

Student volunteers with the Campus Kitchens Project evaluate produce. Campus Kitchens gets high-school and college students to scavenge food from cafeterias, grocery stores and farmers' markets, cook it and deliver it to organizations serving low-income people in their communities.

Back in 2011 when I was a student at the University of Maryland in College Park I once noticed a massive pile of trash in front of a dining hall. A closer look revealed that it was mostly food — a half-eaten sandwich, a browning apple and what appeared to be the remains of the day's lunch special.

Also read: Harvard Reaches Goal of Cutting Gas Emissions by 30 Percent

Read more

To category page

Loading...