Food Smarts Waste Reduction
Food Smarts Waste Reduction

Food Smarts Waste Reduction

Food Smarts Waste Reduction is part of the USDA’s national SNAP-Ed Toolkit — a one-stop shop for organizations committed to improve nutritional health in their communities.

Program Overview

Globally, we waste about 1.4 billion tons of food every year. Food Smarts Waste Reduction is three-session workshop series that builds cooking and nutrition skills while reducing household food waste.  Preview the curriculum here:  Food Smarts Waste Reduction Preview.

Coming soon! We are expanding this curriculum to include activities and lesson plans for youth.  

Training Description

Become a Food Smarts Waste Reduction Curriculum facilitator and build nutrition and cooking skills while engaging participants to reduce food waste and its harmful effects on the planet. 

After successfully completing this program, you will:

  • Be ready to facilitate the curriculum in your community.
  • Recognize the impact of food waste in your community.
Training Details for Food Smarts Waste Reduction

This course is free for CFHL- funded agencies. What does this mean?


For agency staff, volunteers, and community leaders. 

Training Format
Please Note:

If an agency has multiple participants, each participant must register separately to gain access to our online training system.

Training Customizations

Leah’s Pantry offers a variety of customizable training options. Contact us to learn more. 

Food Smarts Waste Reduction workshops in California

If you would like Leah’s Pantry educators to facilitate Food Smarts Waste Reduction workshops in your community, fill out the interest form below. We will get back to you within in 3 business days with pricing and availability.
Community Workshop Interest Form