The grocery store next door reopened at the end of the month. We expect to resume our food rescue efforts soon.
April – 1.63 total pounds of food
We are temporarily on hold with our dumpster diving efforts. The grocer next door is closed completely now to finish their remodel. Periodically, we will check other grocers but have found many of their bins to be locked. In the meantime, we are concentrating our efforts on shopping the quick-sale and reduced-to-clear bins for produce and baked goods. We are also finding ways to be more involved in our community. Our only finds this month were:
March – 0 total pounds of food
The shopping center next door began a renovation at the beginning of March. For most of the month, the dumpster has been behind a construction fence. We were hesitant to cross the fence and as such, we had zero food finds this month.
February – 121.22 total pounds of food
Gold Potatoes and Sweet Potatoes
Raisin Bread, 4 Brioche Buns, Tortilla Chips
2 quarts of strawberries, 4 onions, 4 organic oranges, 3# of pink lady apples, and 3# McIntosh apples