30% of food is wasted across the global food supply chain in one year.
Around 40% is wasted in the United States annually.
SPOILER ALERT: WE’RE BACK!
In 2020, 2,000+ people join us in fasting from food waste. Back by popular demand, we’ve updated the challenge to address our 2021 context.
This Lent we’re fasting from food waste. Are you with us?
2021 participants received weekly updates with pointers for living a food-waste-free life as well as opportunities to pray and advocate on the issue of food waste. You can view all of the 2021 weekly challenges below!
We’re saying farewell to food waste this Lent, and each week will offer a food waste mini challenge. Challenges are tailored toward:
You’ll receive a weekly email with the mini challenge as well as tips, reflection questions, and prayer suggestions.
Mini challenges at a glance:
Week 1: Intro to a Food Waste Free Lent
Week 2: Organization/Storage
Week 3: Meal Planning
Week 4: Gratitude and Mindfulness
Week 5: Food for Thought
Week 6: Compost
Week 7: Grow Food