Resolution Ready

We’re closing in on 2017 and you know what that means: resolution time. While plenty of people will already have nailed down their resolution choices, we have some ideas that might be a fit for you! Fill Half Your Plate with Fruits and Veggies – This
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5 tips to reduce food waste at home

Up to one third of food is wasted each year; it’s a shocking statistic! Not only is the food wasted, but resources like water and crop land used to grow those crops are lost as well. While causes of food waste vary throughout the world, in
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Five fun ways to celebrate Earth Day!

Every year, Earth Day takes place on April 22nd, inspiring millions to make changes to better care for our environment and our planet. At OSF, Earth Day reminds us of how excited we are that Arctic® apples will help reduce food waste and increase sustainability from
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Watch: First commercial Arctic® apples planted!

This spring, the first commercial Arctic® apples were planted, bringing us one big step closer to making the first truly nonbrowning apple varieties available to eager consumers! We captured this momentous occassion on film so we could share the experience with everyone, either on our YouTube
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Earth Day & the future of produce waste

Another Earth Day is upon us, which brings into sharper focus the global agricultural challenges we face and the potential solutions to address them. In recent years, one of the hottest topics has been how we can curb the sky-high amount of global food waste. The
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Wasting food = wasting water

Food waste is a hot topic, and rightfully so, but often the focus is solely on the food itself, and the staggering amount of water wasted along with it is overshadowed. More than one quarter of all the water used globally is spent producing over a
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Waste not, want not

Consumers buy with their eyes. It’s one of those universally accepted common-sense human behaviors. Sometimes, however, this habit can create unintended issues, such as contributing to food waste. Take, for example, a recent campaign led by the United Nations advising consumers to buy “funny fruit” to
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