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TRU student looking into food waste at Kamloops Farmers Market

How much food gets wasted at the end of the day at the Farmer's Market? A TRU student has been tracking that this summer. We'll head to the market.

How much food gets wasted at the end of the day at the Farmer's Market? A TRU student has been tracking that.

Winnie Yegon is a Master of Business Administration student at TRU. (Jenifer Norwell/CBC)
Left over vegetables from the Kamloops Farmers Market (Jenifer Norwell/CBC)
(Jenifer Norwell/CBC)
When you head down to the local farmers market, you likely think more about what you are making for dinner than what happens to the food after the market ends. A Thompson Rivers University student is spending her summer figuring out how much food gets wasted in our area.

Winnie Yegon is a Master of Business Administration student at TRU.

Daybreak's Jenifer Norwell went to the market to find out more.

To hear the audio, click the link: TRU student looking into food waste at Kamloops Farmers Market

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