The subject of food waste has never been more popular, generating vigorous discussions about the amount of edible food that ends in the trash. How we create and think about our trash - like food waste - has evolved with the growth of our consumer economy.
Carrots are another vegetable that can be used top to root -- the peelings too. There is nothing as fragrant and rich as fresh carrot tops and I often offer to take a bag full of discarded tops from farmers who dutifully remove them for many of their customers.
As we are right in the middle of this brutally cold holiday season, make sure to keep your pet healthy and safe by saying "no" to the following and be sure to keep "people food" of your pet's holiday menu!