How Ugly Carrots and Monkfish Heads Could Change the World

By F&W Editors Posted March 24, 2015

Want to curb food waste? It's time to change our standards of food beauty. 

Want to curb food waste? It's time to change our standards of food beauty. At this year’s TEDxManhattan, F&W editor-in-chief Dana Cowin spoke about how we can feed more people worldwide by embracing ugly, gnarled fruits and vegetables as well as other unusual-looking foods like monkfish and geoduck. Watch the full video of her inspiring talk above.

All spring, we'll be showing how to #loveuglyfood. Follow the tag on Twitter and post your best photos of twisted carrots and other ugly-but-delicious foods to Instagram.

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