Lewis County Herald - Serving Hohenwald, Lewis County Tennessee Since 1898

Tennessee's Inaugural Food Waste Awareness Week is April 4-9

UT Extension encourages Tennesseans to rethink food habits


Have you ever paused to consider how much food goes to waste in your household? The amount may surprise you. The USDA estimates that more than one-third of the food available in the United States is never eaten. This year, University of Tennessee Extension is partnering with the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) and others to encourage Tennesseans to be better stewards of their food resources.

During the week of April 4-9, 2022, Tennessee’s inaugural Food Waste Awareness Week will take place across the state with both virtual and in-person opportunities to partic...

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