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User Spotlight Series: Eastie Farm

Hannah GeiseJan 16, 2017

Eastie Farm is a grassroots effort based in East Boston, a working class neighborhood with more than 50% immigrants, to increase community resilience and food access through gardening. The...

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5 Steps for Launching a Successful Food Donation Program

Hannah GeiseJan 11, 2017

Are you looking to donate your surplus food? Whether you're a wholesale food distributor or food manufacturer with unsold inventory, the first step in thinking about donating food is to understand...

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A Year in Food Waste: 2016 Reflections

Hannah GeiseDec 23, 2016

The holiday season is always a time of reflection, and as we continue into Spoiler Alert’s second year of business, it’s helpful to think about the progress being made in food waste reduction...

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Celebrating 12 Days of Food Rescue

Hannah GeiseDec 19, 2016

From Wednesday, December 7 through Sunday, December 18, we celebrated the "12 Days of Food Rescue" across our Facebook and Twitter accounts. We highlighted some notable transactions from Spoiler...

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A Growing List of Food Waste Bans Across America

Hannah GeiseDec 9, 2016

Commercial food waste bans are sweeping the country, both at the state and city level, which means that big food businesses can no longer send their surplus food and organic waste to the landfill.

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15 Food Waste Influencers to Follow on Twitter

Hannah GeiseNov 28, 2016

Here at Spoiler Alert, we use Twitter lists to organize different types of audiences we want to engage with. You can do the same! As a sustainability professional, it can be tough to keep up on...

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Food Waste Reduction & Food Donation Resources for New England

Hannah GeiseNov 18, 2016

Currently five states have food waste bans, and with four of the five states located in New England (Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, and Vermont), the region is at the forefront of...

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User Spotlight: Community Servings

Hannah GeiseNov 14, 2016

Community Servings is a Boston-area nonprofit that home-delivers medically-tailored meals to clients who are battling a critical illness. More than 2,200 meals are prepared each day in their...

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Food Waste on Farms: Guide for Farmers to Manage Seconds and Organic Waste

Hannah GeiseOct 25, 2016

Find information below about managing your seconds and organic waste, gleaning programs, using excess food as animal feed, and tax deductions for food donations.

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How 11,000 Organic Eggs Were Recovered in Under 3 Hours

Hannah GeiseSep 29, 2016

When an unexpected excess of organic eggs occurred at The Greater Boston Food Bank (GBFB) two weeks ago, over 1,500 lbs (nearly 11,000 eggs!) were in danger of being wasted. The eggs were...

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