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Today’s Solutions: July 15, 2024

A lot of watermelons against a white wall

Why you should fill your cart with ugly watermelons

When it comes to picking produce at our local market or grocery store, many of us are… well… shallow. We tend to fill our carts with only the prettiest, most visually appealing fruits and veggies.  This practice leads to unnecessary food waste, and leaves quite a lot to be desired. We're Read More...

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Grocery store advice from a professional food shopper

Between the overwhelming variety of cereal options and cleverly placed candy treats at check-out, a quick trip to the grocery store can all too often run over 30 minutes and have countless impulse buys. If you have fallen victim to the inefficient shopping trip, you’re in luck! Jimin Song, a Read More...

A new startup is on a quest to

A new startup is on a quest to remove plastic from online grocery shipping

Single-use plastics are ubiquitous in the world of food. Sure, some supermarkets are starting to eliminate this type of packaging, but what we urgently need is a way to do groceries without all the plastic. That’s where a new online grocery service, Rise Mrkt, comes in. The startup, which says Read More...