ReFED is a national nonprofit dedicated to ending food loss and waste across the food system by advancing data-driven solutions.

United States
Joined December 2015
Gleaning can help save some of the 17 million tons of surplus remain unharvested/unsold from farms each year, but as UpRoot Colorado shares in this guest blog, the less tangible benefits might make an even bigger impact! refed.org/articles/guest-blo…
🍅 37% of #FoodWaste happens in homes 🍅 28% is from restaurants, businesses, & groceries Companies like @refed, @FoodRecovery, @ReGrained, @imperfect_foods, @ShelfEngine, & @SpoilerAlert are addressing the root 🥕 of the waste. climatepeople.com/blog/1-min… #1MinuteClimateSnippet
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Reducing food waste is something each & every one of us can do to help: 🍜fight food insecurity 🌎protect precious resources 👣reduce our carbon footprint 💰save money & energy 🦹consume more consciously Do your part to make #NotWasting a way of life!
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Join us on Capitol Hill in Washington DC on July 12 as we fight food waste and insecurity through the Food Donation Improvement Act. Speakers: @RepMcGovern, @SimaSistani, @EugeneCho, @broademily, @MikeCurtinDCCK, @jadaann, @daninierenberg, more! Details: eventbrite.com/e/fighting-fo…
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Data from @refed's new Food Waste Capital Tracker shows that private investment into #foodwaste solutions has reached nearly $7.9 billion since 2011 as more funders recognize the environmental, economic, and social benefits. Dive in: impactalpha.com/what-8-billi…
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In the spirit of “passing the mic” to voices doing the work, ReFED has compiled the following list of resources and changemakers in the food system. We hope you’ll celebrate this holiday by welcoming these voices into your community. #juneteenth2022 refed.org/articles/juneteent…
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Addressing food waste in the Farm Bill could recover the equivalent of four billion meals for food-insecure Americans, generate $73 billion in annual net financial benefit and have significant positive environmental benefits. ow.ly/C9ac50Jy7V3 @refed @HarvardFLPC
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“Thirty-seven percent of #foodwaste takes place on the consumer level,” says Minnie Ringland, Climate Analyst at ReFED. “This is one area where an individual can make a big difference,” she says. Thanks to Joe Brown of @1fivec for this new Guest Blog. refed.org/articles/guest-blo…
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Later that day, join us all (@NRDC, @World_Wildlife, @refed, FLPC) for a White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health listening session on the hunger and public implications of food loss, waste, donation and recovery. Register now: ow.ly/ItuP50Jyrpv (2/2)
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The Farm Bill is at the core of how our food system operates. Join @refed as they welcome experts from FLPC, @NRDC and @World_Wildlife to share specific recommendations for Congress to include in the 2023 Farm Bill. Register now: ow.ly/Vb5j50JyqS9 (1/2)
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Can the Farm Bill help address food waste? A new report recommends 22 pieces of legislation related to food waste prevention, surplus food recovery, food waste recycling and food waste reduction coordination for lawmakers to consider. ow.ly/sKng50Jy7Lp @refed @HarvardFLPC
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FRN has been selected as a grantee for the @refed Catalytic #GrantFund! Through a partnership with ReFED, FRN will be able to expand our data-driven model to reach more communities of the greatest need to feed more people experiencing hunger across the U.S. #ThankYou 👏
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It's #PrideMonth! We take a look across the tech scene to see how companies are supporting & celebrating LGBTQ+ employees. There are lots of guest speakers, special events, history lessons, & more planned! Check out the details from over 30 companies! venturefizz.com/insights/how…
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Freeze your coffee beans, don't get hung up on expiration dates, and definitely make a meal plan before you get to the store. @thepngfile, '22, asked @refed's Dana Gunders, '00, MS ’02, for tips to waste less food. stanfordmag.org/contents/the…
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This is a really great article on the farm bill and food waste! Please read it, and to dive deeper join us on 6/22 for a webinar presentation on the topic: refed.org/events/opportuniti…
Can the Farm Bill help address food waste? A new report recommends 22 pieces of legislation related to food waste prevention, surplus food recovery, food waste recycling and food waste reduction coordination for lawmakers to consider. ow.ly/sKng50Jy7Lp @refed @HarvardFLPC
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DYK that transgender adults were three times as likely as cisgender people to experience food insecurity this year? Trans people of color were especially vulnerable. Nearly 36 percent experienced food insecurity. #NoTimeForHate Source: washingtonpost.com/dc-md-va/…
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Thanks to @AmysKitchen for being a host company for the first ReFED and @EnvDefenseFund climate corps program for #foodwaste! Can't wait to see the results.
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Understanding & working to alleviate disparities in food security & access across social statuses cannot be achieved without recognizing human dignity & creating spaces of belonging that allow all people to thrive! ReFED proudly supports the LGBTQIA+ community this month & always
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