March is National Nutrition Month, and this year’s theme is “go further with food”. One key to making your food go further- keep it fresh, so you can reduce your food waste!
Storing your produce in the right place will keep it fresh longer, and help you avoid throwing things away because they’ve gone bad. In general, a good rule of thumb is to store food in the same way you bought it at the grocery store. For example, potatoes, tomatoes, and onions aren’t refrigerated at the store- so you don’t need to refrigerate them at home. However, some things tend to do better if they’re kept cool after they’ve ripened. So here’s my definitive list of where to store your fruits and veggies: Continue reading