ReGrained UpCyclist

  • Laying Less Food to Waste: 10 Facts To Know

    We’ve gathered the evidence below– If you’re still unconvinced, keep reading for some mind-blowing facts about food waste in the US. The following facts should be enough to convince anyone it’s time to kick waste to the wayside.
  • Eat Local: How and Why?

    We often think of eating “local” in terms of where our produce comes from, but where our shelved goods come from is also an important aspect of eating locally. 
  • Chef Alison’s 26 Tips to Reduce Your Food Waste

    I’ve compiled a list of tips that anyone can apply today. Pick one or two at a time, baby steps. Start perhaps with #17, #18, and #4 - or wherever you like, just start!
  • 6 Tips for an Earth-Friendly Picnic

    Spring has finally sprung! The combination of great weather and Earth Week warrants a picnic, wherever you are!
  • 5 Ways To Waste Less Food This Earth Week

    The first issue we’d like to highlight for Earth Day is an issue very close to our hearts: Food Waste.
  • From Pumpkin Guts to Glory: Squashing Food Waste This Halloween

    1.91 billion pounds of Halloween pumpkins are grown every year in the U.S., and while they’re perfectly ok to eat, most end up in the trash. We owe it to our planet and ourselves to spend at least as much time upcycling our pumpkins as we do picking them out at the patch. So, here are some tricks and treats to ensure you aren’t haunted by food waste this Halloween...
  • ReGrained’s Guide to Waste-Free Rotisserie Chicken

    Here are some tips for using every bit of your rotisserie chicken (or any other whole bird) from the food-waste experts at ReGrained.
  • The Tip of the Top: A Home Cook’s Guide to Whole-Vegetable Cooking

    Have you ever wondered what to do with the leafy greens protruding from your root vegetables? I must admit, I used to throw them away; I wasn’t sure if they were edible, much less how to prepare them. 
  • Cooking with SCRAPS: An Interview with Chef Joel Gamoran

    Source: Scraps Food waste isn’t just a social/environmental woe, solving it can be fun! FYI has partnered with Sur la Table to create SCRAPS, a ne...