Hack Your Food! Reduce Food Waste and Save Money

Food waste is a big problem, but doing your part is easy.  The 24 top tips/hacks below will show you just how easy it can be!

In fact, we guarantee these tips: if you don’t find at least one in each group that makes you say, “I wish I started doing that years ago,” we will give you your money back!  (What? You didn’t pay? You must be a serious hacker to have gotten in here without paying…)

“The Guest-imator”

This tool, made by SaveTheFood.com is designed to help you decide how much food to prepare for your holiday parties.





Food Scrap Drop off Locations

Not prepared to compost at home? Bring us your food scraps and we’ll compost them at the Pleasantview Road Drop-off Center.
Winter 2019 Drop-off Locations

Petoskey Farmers Market
Fridays- 10:00-1:00

Pleasantview Drop-off Center
Monday-Friday 8:00-4:00
Saturday 8:00-3:00

Save Food Save Money: 3 Tips for Before You Shop


Save Food Save Money:  3 Tips for at the Market


Make It Last: 3 Tips for Storing Fruit


Make It Last: 3 Tips for Storing Vegetables


Make It Last: 3 Tips for Storing Dairy and Meats


Don’t Blind Date: 3 Tips for Understanding “Sell By” Dates


Before Its Too Late: 3 Tips for Using Up Fruit


Truly Easy: 3 Tips for Planning Meals