The Burrito Brigade showed off its “Waste to Taste” food pantry recently, with the hopes of feeding the community throughout the week.

November 6, 2023

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The Burrito Brigade showed off its “Waste to Taste” food pantry recently, with the hopes of feeding the community throughout the week.

The new pantry will look to provide additional food resources to the community. The Burrito Brigade, located in Eugene, Ore. will put food and produce that is past a grocer’s preferred expiration date. Once the food is inspected, it will be given to farmers to use for animals or saved for people stopping by.

Jennifer Denson, Executive Director, said that the process allows the pantry to offer food to people in need.

“We kind of partner with different places and we receive food, and then we sort and figure out what’s for human consumption,” Denson said. “Then we set up the food, as you can see, and then people are able to come in."

"Being able to expand to help even more--like we're pretty much at capacity of what we can do right now, but we're constantly trying to change," Denson said. "I mean I would always say we're always accepting donations, either food or monetary.”

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