Alternative Edibles from the Garden

The majority of what we grow in our gardens is edible yet we only eat a small part of each plant. Do you want to learn what flowers are delicious in a salad? What stalks make a great hummus or pesto? What seeds are good pickled? Which weeds are more nutritious than your crops? Watch this video to learn to maximize your garden harvests or supermarket produce by using the parts of your plants you didn’t realize are not only edible but delicious. 

 

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About DMV Food Recovery Week’s Co-Hosts

Community Food Rescue, a program of Manna Food Center, is the coordinated food recovery network of Montgomery County, Maryland. This program partners with businesses, individuals, and organizations to recover and redistribute perfectly good food to people experiencing hunger.

The DC Food Recovery Working Group comprises a variety of partners from food banks, non-profits, and for-profits working on food recovery, DC government agencies, local environmental and sustainability organizations, and food recovery advocates. The Working Group promotes food recovery programs, organizations, and resources, and develops new food recovery partnerships, programs, and resources for greater DC.

The Montgomery County Food Council serves as the primary connection point for businesses, nonprofits, government agencies, and residents around food system issues in our County. The Council brings together over 2,000 local and regional partners in community-wide education, advocacy, and capacity building initiatives in support of an equitable and resilient food system that is healthy for our community, economy, and environment.  

The Prince George’s County Food Equity Council is a local food policy council that works to help residents grow, sell, and choose healthy food. Since 2013, we have worked with County leaders to develop and support policies, practices, and programs to build a fairer and more equitable local food system.

Community Food Rescue Because food is a terrible thing to waste

About DMV Food Recovery Week’s Co-Hosts

Community Food Rescue, a program of Manna Food Center, is the coordinated food recovery network of Montgomery County, Maryland. This program partners with businesses, individuals, and organizations to recover and redistribute perfectly good food to people experiencing hunger.

The DC Food Recovery Working Group comprises a variety of partners from food banks, non-profits, and for-profits working on food recovery, DC government agencies, local environmental and sustainability organizations, and food recovery advocates. The Working Group promotes food recovery programs, organizations, and resources, and develops new food recovery partnerships, programs, and resources for greater DC.

The Montgomery County Food Council serves as the primary connection point for businesses, nonprofits, government agencies, and residents around food system issues in our County. The Council brings together over 2,000 local and regional partners in community-wide education, advocacy, and capacity building initiatives in support of an equitable and resilient food system that is healthy for our community, economy, and environment.  

The Prince George’s County Food Equity Council is a local food policy council that works to help residents grow, sell, and choose healthy food. Since 2013, we have worked with County leaders to develop and support policies, practices, and programs to build a fairer and more equitable local food system.

Community Food Rescue Because food is a terrible thing to waste

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