Why it matters video

Learn how reducing food waste can help the environment and people in hunger. You can watch our video in English, Spanish and Somali.


Our video is available in several languages.

English Spanish Somali


Prevent Wasted Food in Minneapolis: Why it Matters

Restaurants in Minneapolis create 30% of the city’s food waste. Minneapolis restaurants can help through simple kitchen changes, donating to food shelves, and composting. (1:09)

Español (Spanish)

Prevenga el desperdicio de alimentos: ¿por qué es importante?

Visite el sitio web de la Ciudad para obtener información sobre subvenciones y recursos gratuitos que le ayudarán a empezar. (1:27)

Somaliga (Somali)

Ka hortagga Cuntada oo Xumaata: Maxay Muhim u tahay

Booqo shabakada magaalada si aad wax uga ogaato deeqaha iyo agabyada bilaashka. (1:22)

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