This morning, Amazon announced that it will buy the organic grocer Whole Foods for more than $13 billion. Along with the unknown long-term economic impact of this deal are questions about the potential impact on consumers of Amazon’s deeper dive into the grocery business. While issues of food justice loom omnipresent in the U.S., our Clip of the Week, “Waste Not: Sustainable Living in NYC” explores creative ways to provide for the hungry and food insecure in the City.
The MNN special tackles the complex issues of how to provide fresh food for urban communities and how to combat food waste. Watch and learn about creative NYC initiatives, including The Hell’s Kitchen Farm Project, a rooftop garden that serves fresh produce to food pantries and families suffering from food insecurities, and Rescuing Leftover Cuisine, a non-profit organization that saves leftover food from restaurants to give to those in need.