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Save Food!

By Hank Will, Editor-in-Chief

Tags: World War I, Food Waste, USDA Poster,

GRIT Editor Hank Will at the wheel of his 1964 IH pickup.During World War I, the United States Food Administration encouraged folks not to waste any food. Today at least 40 percent of the food we produce goes to waste. Imagine if that was not the case! Click here to learn more about minimizing food waste.


Hank Will raises hair sheep, heritage cattle and many varieties of open-pollinated corn with his wife, Karen, on their rural Osage County, Kansas farm. His home life is a perfect complement to his professional life as editor in chief at GRIT and Capper's Farmer magazines. Connect with him on .