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This Pittsburgh Food Rescue Is Turning Food Waste Into Craft Beer

“One person’s “trash” is this woman’s treasure—and by treasure, we mean dinner. As CEO and co-founder of Pittsburgh’s 412 Food Rescue, Leah Lizarondo leads a noble effort to save totally fresh, healthy food that would otherwise be discarded in hopes of ending food waste and ensuring that the city’s residents don’t go hungry.

Now, Pittsburgh beer lovers won’t be going thirsty either as Lizarondo joins forces with the city’s East End Brewing and area homebrewers to turn stale, unwanted breads from Five Points Artisan Bakeshop into a highly drinkable craft beer called LOAF. This divine notion came to her after she realized that bread represents nearly 15% of all the food 412 Food Rescue picks up.”

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This Pittsburgh Food Rescue Is Turning Food Waste Into Craft Beer