Talking to kids about food waste

Family tending to their compost bin

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... Melissa Pflugh Prescott, a registered dietitian and assistant professor of childhood foods and nutrition at the University of Illinois, says when talking about food waste with kids, it’s important to connect first. “Start with something that you read or saw
that genuinely moved you, like a cool graphic on the magnitude of food waste,” she says. Then ask what they think....