Tis the Season for Dumpster Diving

Reblogged from Disrupting Dinner Parties:

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Fall is almost here, my friends. Forget candy apples and halcyon hayrides: we begin the glory days of dumpster diving. It's cool enough to keep the apples crisp, and warm enough to make the late nights welcoming.

While I wouldn’t call myself a freegan, about half of the food that I eat is “rescued.” Though I have  the means to buy the food I need, dumpster diving supports the life I want to live: one of generosity, community building, and obscenely good food.

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Keep resident Reyes lays out the mechanics and politics of dumpster diving. And how her personal journey changed her thinking of food and privileged.