…but Rob, an eco-adventurer, environmental activist and entrepeneur, went a few steps further. Rob traveled the US relying almost entirely on food he found in dumpsters. The picture on the right is what Rob was able to salvage from grocery store dumpsters in Chicago.
At Loaves & Fishes, we pride ourselves on our food recovery system, which involves partnerships with many local grocers. Last year, Loaves & Fishes rescued 2,808,400 pounds of food from these partners, which we value at $7,975,856. Nevertheless, Rob provides an incredible illustration of the flaws of our national food system, so make sure to check out the full article (Click Here) to see what he was able to collect in major cities throughout America.