Impact

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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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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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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Wasted! The Story of Food Waste

Thanks to our partners Film Streams and No More Empty Pots for helping present “Wasted! The Story of Food Waste” at the Dundee Theater on February 21. The event was sold out, and attendees were able to see how some of the world’s most influential chefs make the most of every kind of food, transforming what most people…

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Attendees sample rescued food.Past Events

Food for Thought

Food for Thought is a series of experiences featuring samples of rescued foods transformed by local chefs, along with thought-provoking messages on food waste and our environment. Each event is hosted in a unique location by a Saving Grace Perishable Food Rescue partner. The first Food for Thought event was July 22 at Eat Fit…

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Feeding the 5000 Omaha – October 2015

Omaha became only the third U.S. city to host a Feeding 5000 event to shine a light on food waste when Saving Grace Perishable Food Rescue, along with the London-based organization Feedback, brought the global campaign to Nebraska on October 4, 2015. Local chefs prepared 190 gallons of a hearty autumn soup that was served…

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