Today I want to share a post from one of my favourite bloggers. Anne Marie lives in an intentional community in the San Francisco Bay Area and went (nearly) plastic-free in 2011. In this post, she talks about trashing erroneous ideas instead of valuable resources.
Thank you to Karen from the blog Farminista’s Feast for inspiring this post. A huge amount of fruit and vegetables goes to waste simply because it fails to meet the strict cosmetic standards of grocery stores. On a post I wrote recently about ugly apples my daughter bought to make pies, Karen commented “As a culture, we have to dispose of the myth that visual ‘perfection’ be it fruit or otherwise, is highly overrated. Let’s toss that myth in the landfill instead of all the food!!!”
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