Growing Food From Scraps

Think about it before you throw it away. Hungry people everywhere will thank you.


Grow Food From Scraps

Did you know that 1/3 of all the food globally is wasted? Yes, it is! 1.3 billion tons gets lost or wasted or not consumed. And only a small percentage of that waste can be diverted for composting. Compost will help lessen these waste but did you know that there is a better way to save food? Read on to learn how to grow food from scraps!

Save food and money by planting food scraps. Yes, there are foods that can be regrown from scraps – without starting from seeds. Take a look at what you are throwing away. You’ll be surprised what you can grow. We love teaching our kids about recycled and reducing waste.

First things first. Aside from the common soil where plants grow, there are plants that grow in water and also dozens of windowsill plants from that can be from from vegetable leftovers. Ever grow a potato…

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Author: ajeanneinthekitchen

I have worked in the restaurant and catering industry for 35 years. I attended 2 culinary schools in Southern California, and have a degree in culinary arts from the Southern California School of Culinary Arts, as well as a few other degrees in other areas. I love to cook and I love to feed people.

13 thoughts on “Growing Food From Scraps”

  1. I recently started doing this after hearing my husband complaining about then cost of fresh produce. I have green onions, leeks, sweet potato and Chinese cabbage (not sure how that will turn out) so far.

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      1. They really are good tips… something you don’t really think about. We go to a Vietnamese place once in a while and my wife did save some basil left over and she grew that.

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  2. I’ve thought about this a lot. How many years do we run to Home Depot or Lowe’s or somewhere and buy our garden plants when we have seeds in what we eat now?

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