Education

What Do Food Date Labels Really Mean?

Do food label terms such as “best by,” “sell by,” “best if used by” and “use by” confuse you? If so,  you’re not alone. “Most people really don’t know what those dates mean,” says Anna Curry, registered dietitian and director of culinary and nutrition programming at Whispering Roots. “There’s a lot of misinformation.” This confusion…

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Experience Shines Light on Hunger, Homelessness

Participants in the Omaha Hunger Experience gathered around their own dinner tables to learn about hunger and homelessness in Omaha. The second annual Omaha Hunger Experience was presented one week before Thanksgiving by Saving Grace Perishable Food Rescue and the Stephen Center as part of Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week. The virtual event included dinner,…

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Organizations Share Dedication to Connecting Excess Fresh Food with Those in Need

Saving Grace Perishable Food Rescue and AmpleHarvest are both dedicated to connecting excess fresh food with those in need. The founders/CEOs of the two organizations recently shared their stories of creating programs to address opportunities in their communities. The two advocates were guest speakers for the Oct. 17 “Sustainable Solutions to Food Waste” presentation that…

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Melissa Sherlock, Food for Life InstructorPast Events

Food for Thought with Melissa Sherlock

Have tomatoes coming out of your ears? Cucumbers up to your eyelids? Peppers ready to pop? Whether you buy in bulk, have a garden that is overflowing, or just want some fresh recipes and ideas – plan to join us on August 28th at 8:30am to hear from Melissa Sherlock – a Certified Food for…

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Past Events

Love Your Food

Let’s talk about loving the food you already have at home, because after all, food in the trash is money in the trash. When you throw out food, you’re not only wasting the food itself, but also the resources used to make that food, particularly water. Unregulated dates on our foods’ labels lead to misinformation…

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Past Events

Saving Grace Brews Launches

Something new is brewing with Saving Grace! On October 25, Saving Grace Brews was launched – featuring a Dunkelweiss beer created by Brickway Brewery & Distillery using excess bread for a portion of the grain needed in the brewing process. A portion of the cost of each pint of Dunkelweiss sold went to Saving Grace…

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