Waste Less and Enjoy More Fresh Produce
By: Theresa Makarewicz, P.H.Ec.
Excerpted from Homegrown, by Mairlyn Smith. Reprinted with permission of Whitecap Books.
It's a fact! Canadians waste food-especially fresh produce. However, with careful planning and proper storage, families can save money and time and always have nutritious produce on hand for quick and healthy meals.
Here are a few tips to reduce waste, save money and enjoy more produce:
Some fruits and vegetables need special attention:
The Ontario Home Economics Association, a self-regulating body of professional Home Economists, promotes high professional standards among its members so that they may assist families and individuals to achieve and maintain a desirable quality of life.