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Pantry Purging Time


Now is a perfect time to do a Pantry Purge.

This is a great thing to do 2 or 3 times a year, perhaps when the seasons change.

Here are a few steps to take:

1) Pull everything off one shelf and put on your counter or table

   (Repeat until you have gone through all of your food items.)

2) Check best if used by dates on each product and set aside any items

    that are past or close to the use by date.

3) Determine if there are any items that you know you will not use, set those aside.

4) Put items you will not use in a donate bag or box and drop off at your local food bank.

    (Check with your local food pantry to see if they accept items past the best if used by date.)

5) Return products to their assigned shelf, putting the most recently purchased

    items in the back and items that have an upcoming best if used by date in the front.

6) Before you toss any canned or boxed food check out this article:

Enjoy your food!

If you would like help with your Pantry Purge, complete the Plan Your Project


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