Where does the food go?

In our last blog post, we answered the question “where does the food come from?” In this post we answer another common question — where does the food go?  When […]

Where does the food come from?

When you’re making 1,000 meals a week from donated food, one of the biggest questions is, “where does all that food come from?” The simple answer is, everywhere! Just about […]

What about our waste?

How does an event called “Make Food Not Waste” handle its own waste? Thanks to partners in the community, we’ll be composting food scraps, napkins, and plates and recycling the […]

Use it, don’t lose it

We’ve all been there — checking the date on a carton of eggs, a ketchup bottle, a packet of meat and realizing that the date has passed. In the bin, […]

This Labor Day, thank a farmer

This is my Papa, Frank DiMuzio, Sr. He was a vegetable farmer in New Jersey back when farms defined the state’s moniker, the Garden State. For me, it’s the greenhouse […]

Power out

Stronger storms can mean more power outages. Here are a few tips on what to do if it happens to you: Keep the refrigerator and freezer doors closed as much […]

Making Michigan’s climate healthy

In 2020, Governor Whitmer signed an executive order for Michigan to become carbon neutral by 2050. Included in this order was also a target of a 28% reduction in carbon […]

Introducing the chefs

Chef Phil Jones has been part of Make Food Not Waste since planning began in August 2017. To the few that may not know Chef Phil, he is a generous, […]

Hack your vegetables

We would never recommend coming to blows with your vegetables, but we can recommend some ways to revive, use up, and make the most of what you’ve brought home or […]