Your tax dollars at work, teaching churchgoers how to use up the food in their fridges

Your tax dollars at work, teaching churchgoers how to use up the food in their fridges

[Ed. – How would it be worse for the U.S. government to just give me the $25,000 here?]

The Environmental Protection Agency is spending $25,000 to teach churchgoers in Connecticut about food waste.

The agency announced over $1.7 million awarded through its Healthy Communities Grant Program on Thursday, including $50,000 for its “Food Too Good to Waste” initiative that seeks to curb climate change by teaching adults how to write a grocery list. …

The initiative’s toolkit includes instructions on how to make a shopping list, and signs you can put in your refrigerator telling you what foods to eat.

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“Eat what you buy,” one of the campaign’s tips reads. “Be mindful of old ingredients and leftovers you need to use up. Move food that’s likely to spoil soon to the front of a shelf or designated ‘eat now’ area.”

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