Poj niam ua zaub mov noj
Anna Thiso, tus tub ntxhais kawm tuaj yeem pab dawb, npaj zaub mov rau Food Recovery Network hnub Tuesday noj mov hauv zej zog thaum lub Cuaj Hlis 27, 2022 hauv Madison, Wis. deb, muab zaub mov dawb rau cov zej zog. (Joey Prestley / Wisconsin Saib)
Sijhawm Nyeem Ntawv: 6 feeb

Wisconsin Watch'sTshaj dhau Hunger' series tshuaj xyuas zaub mov tsis ruaj ntseg hauv Asmeskas cov khoom noj khoom haus. Wisconsin Saib yog chav xov xwm tsis muaj txiaj ntsig uas tsom mus rau tsoomfwv kev ncaj ncees thiab teeb meem ntawm lub neej zoo. Sau npe rau peb tsab ntawv xov xwm rau ntau zaj dab neeg ncaj nraim rau koj inbox thiab pub los txhawb peb qhov tseeb-kuaj sau xov xwm.

Tsav tsheb hauv tsev kawm ntawv lub tsheb, University of Wisconsin-Madison tus tub ntxhais kawm Morgan Barlin hla lub tsev kawm ntawv, nres ntawm peb lub tsev noj mov thaum tav su. 

Ntawm txhua qhov chaw nres tsheb, Barlin ntsib los ntawm cov neeg ua haujlwm hauv chav ua noj uas nthuav qhia nws nrog ntau yam khoom noj khoom haus, los ntawm cov qos yaj ywm qab zib mus rau noj tshais omelets. Cov zaub mov no, uas yuav tau muab pov tseg, yuav rov muab faib rau cov tub ntxhais kawm yam tsis tau them nqi. 

Morgan Barlin ntawm University of Wisconsin-Madison Food Recovery Network ceg khaws cov zaub mov seem thaum lub caij nplooj ntoo hlav xyoo 2022 los ntawm chav noj mov hauv tsev kawm ntawv. Cov zaub mov tau txais kev pab ntawm zej zog noj hmo tsis tau them nqi. (Charlie Hildebrand / Wisconsin Saib)

Thaum kawg ntawm nws txoj kev, Barlin sau qhov hnyav ntawm txhua qhov pub dawb. Nws cov lus suav qhia tias hnub no, nws txuag tau 271 phaus zaub mov los ntawm kev xaus rau hauv qhov chaw pov tseg. Barlin lub koom haum, Food Recovery Network ntawm UW-Madison, siv cov zaub mov rov qab los muab zaub mov dawb hauv zej zog.

Lub Xeev Department of Natural Resources 2020-21 pov tseg characterization kawm kwv yees tias 854,000 tons ntawm zaub mov raug pov tseg hauv Wisconsin xyoo tas los; Ntau tshaj 70% tseem noj tau, uas DNR hu ua "khoom noj khoom haus pov tseg." Thaum 1.7 billion phaus ntawm cov zaub mov noj tau xaus rau hauv cov khib nyiab hauv Wisconsin, 1 ntawm 11 tus neeg thoob plaws lub xeev ntsib kev tshaib kev nqhis. 

Cov pab pawg thoob plaws lub xeev tau tshawb nrhiav lwm txoj hauv kev kom tau txais zaub mov uas yuav nkim rau cov neeg xav tau kev pab.

Barlin, uas kawm tiav hauv lub Tsib Hlis tau hais tias "(Lub Tsev Haujlwm Saib Xyuas Khoom Noj Khoom Noj) hais txog cov khoom noj pov tseg thiab zaub mov tsis ruaj ntseg tib lub sijhawm vim tias lawv muaj teeb meem tsis zoo," said Barlin, uas kawm tiav hauv lub Tsib Hlis. "Peb yuav tsum tsis txhob muab cov zaub mov pov tseg tib lub sijhawm uas cov neeg hauv peb lub zej zog kuj tshaib plab, thiab yog li nws zoo li txoj hauv kev zoo tshaj plaws thiab yooj yim rau hom kev daws teeb meem sib txawv hauv peb cov khoom noj."

Tab sis rov faib cov tsev noj mov thiab khoom noj khoom haus uas tseem tsis tau lwj yog qhov tsis sib haum xeeb hauv lub ntiaj teb kev pab khoom noj pub dawb - thiab nyuaj ua kom tiav raws li cov qauv kev noj zaub mov uas twb muaj lawm. 

Khoom noj khoom haus thiab tsev noj mov kev siv zog rov qab

Tshaj li kev siv zog ntawm UW-Madison lub tsev kawm ntawv, lwm cov kev pab cuam hauv Wisconsin cuam tshuam cov khoom noj uas tseem noj tau los ntawm cov khw muag khoom noj thiab cov khw muag khoom yooj yim thiab cov khw noj mov uas ib txwm yuav mus rau qhov chaw pov tseg. Hauv Madison, River Food Pantry ua haujlwm rau cov zaub mov rov qab uas khaws cov zaub mov los ntawm ntau tshaj 100 lub khw nyob ib ncig ntawm Dane County. 

Helen Osborn-Senatus, tus thawj coj ntawm kev ua haujlwm ntawm The River hais tias "Muaj ntau yam khoom noj uas tau muab pov tseg txhua hnub." "Yog tias koj nyob hauv lub khw muag khoom noj thiab koj pom daim coupon no duas, yog tias tsis tau khaws hnub ntawd, nws yuav raug pov." 

Xyoo 2021, kwv yees li 40% ntawm 3.6 lab phaus zaub mov tau txais los ntawm Tus Dej tau los ntawm qhov no. kev pab cuam kom rov zoo, nws hais. 

Osborn-Senatus tau hais tias "Qhov no yog cov zaub mov zoo uas muaj kev nyab xeeb noj, tab sis nws dhau los ntawm hnub (tiav) lawm, thiab tsuas yog vim li cas nws tau muab pov tseg," Osborn-Senatus tau hais. 

Tab sis Osborn-Senatus 'kev xav ntawm tus nqi ntawm cov zaub mov rov qab tsis yog sib koom thoob ntiaj teb. Sherrie Tussler, tus thawj coj ntawm Lub Tsev Haujlwm Saib Xyuas Kev tshaib nqhis ntawm Milwaukee, hais tias nws lub koomhaum tsis kam muab cov zaub mov no rov qab. 

Milwaukee-based Hunger Task Force yog ib qho tseem ceeb ntawm cov neeg pab txhawb rau 60th Street Salvation Army zaub mov pantry. Lub Hunger Task Force tsis faib zaub mov rov qab los ntawm khw noj mov lossis khw muag khoom noj. Thawj Tswj Hwm Sherrie Tussler hu nws qhov teeb meem ntawm "kev meej mom" rau cov neeg siv khoom. Yees duab thaij Lub Xya Hli 13, 2021. (Isaac Wasserman / Wisconsin Saib)

Tussler tau hais tias "Peb lub koomhaum tsis lees txais cov khoom noj pub dawb los ntawm cov khw muag khoom noj lossis khoom noj uas yuav raug pov tseg," Tussler tau hais. “Peb lub koom haum muaj nuj nqis ntawm lub meej mom. Peb yuav tsis dhau los ntawm peb lub koom haum pantry zaub mov txhua yam khoom noj uas peb yuav tsis muab rau peb tus phooj ywg zoo. " 

Tussler xav tias muaj lwm yam kev mob siab rau cov khw muag khoom noj uas muab lawv cov zaub mov rau cov kev pabcuam rov qab no.

Tussler tau hais tias "Muaj qhov tsis pub leejtwg paub hauv lub txhab nyiaj noj khoom haus hauv ntiaj teb uas pib nrog Thib Ob Sau, thiab lawv tab tom nrhiav lawv cov zaub mov los ntawm cov khw muag khoom noj," Tussler tau hais. "Lub khw muag khoom noj tsis tas yuav them tus nqi pov tseg… (Lawv) tuaj yeem tau txais cov se sau tawm rau kev pub zaub mov - tab sis cov zaub mov zoo li cas?"

Pov tseg ib qho teeb meem ntawm saj

Brandon Scholz, CEO thiab tus thawj tswj hwm ntawm Wisconsin Grocers Association, lees paub qhov kev siv zog no txiav cov nqi pov tseg, tab sis nws hais tias tsis yog lub hom phiaj nkaus xwb.

Scholz tau hais tias "Thaum koj yuav tsum muab (khoom noj) tso rau hauv lub thoob khib nyiab, koj tau nkim nyiaj ntawd - uas koj tsis xav ua," Scholz hais. "Qhov kawg (cov khw muag khoom) yuav ua, (tom qab) lawv tau tag nrho lwm cov kev xaiv, muab pov tseg." 

Ib qho ntawm cov kev xaiv no suav nrog ua txiv tsawb qhob cij nrog txiv tsawb uas tig xim av. Txwv tsis pub cov zaub mov tuaj yeem pub dawb rau cov pantries hauv zos, nws hais.

Ian Steele, tus thawj saib xyuas khoom noj khoom haus ntawm Second Harvest Foodbank ntawm Southern Wisconsin, hais tias nws lub koom haum yuav tsum ceev faj kom ntseeg tau tias cov nyiaj pub dawb muaj kev nyab xeeb los faib. Kev Sau Thib Ob Tshawb xyuas qhov ntsuas kub ntawm cov zaub mov kom ntseeg tau tias tsis muaj cov khoom hauv "kub txaus ntshai tsam." Lub Foodbank tseem kuaj xyuas qhov muaj peev xwm sib kis ntawm cov khoom nyoos thiab npaj rau noj.  

Sab laug: Brandon Wolf, tus tub ntxhais kawm tuaj yeem pab dawb nrog Food Recovery Network, npaj zaub mov ntawm Lub Tsev Haujlwm Saib Xyuas Kev Hla Tebchaws thaum Lub Cuaj Hli 27, 2022 hauv Madison, Wis.
Txoj cai sab saum toj: Julia Zhang, txoj cai, rub ib feem mus tom qab ua haujlwm pub dawb los teeb tsa qhov kev tshwm sim.
Hauv qab txoj cai: Lub Tsev Haujlwm Saib Xyuas Kev Noj Qab Haus Huv (Food Recovery Network) muab cov zaub mov seem ntawm University of Wisconsin-Madison chav noj mov, uas yuav muab pov tseg, muab zaub mov dawb rau cov neeg hauv zej zog. (Joey Prestley / Wisconsin Saib)

Muag-los ntawm hnub tsis tswj

Steele sau tseg tias, ib sab ntawm cov khoom noj me nyuam mos, Lub Tsev Haujlwm Saib Xyuas Kev Ua Liaj Ua Teb hauv Teb Chaws Asmeskas tsis tswj cov khoom noj khoom noj cov hnub cai, uas suav nrog cov khoom noj, muag-los ntawm hnub thiab khov-los ntawm cov hnub, ntawm lwm cov lus. 

"Qhov tseeb, qhov no txhais tau li cas, ib feem ntawm cov khoom noj uas peb tau txais los ntawm kev pub dawb thiab faib tawm yog qhov tseeb dhau los (nws) teev hnub code. (Tab sis) qhov no tsis cuam tshuam rau kev nyab xeeb ntawm cov zaub mov raug faib, "Steel hais. 

Scholz piav qhia cov hnub no yog "ntau dua ntawm cov lus qhia ntau dua li qhov yuav tsum tau ua," ntxiv, "Yuav ua li cas yog tias koj noj cov khoom muag nrog hnub tim 7th rau lub Plaub Hlis 8th? Tsis muaj dab tsi tiag tiag. "

Cov khw muag khoom muaj kev mob siab rau khaws cov zaub mov tshiab kom txaus siab rau cov neeg siv khoom xav tau ntau dua li vim muaj kev cai lij choj kev noj qab haus huv, nws hais.

Margaret Benton thauj khoom noj khoom haus ntawm Sun Prairie Emergency Food Pantry hauv Sun Prairie, Wis., thaum lub Plaub Hlis 9, 2022. Pab dawb Judy Meyers pab nws, thaum tuaj yeem pab dawb Kelly Ahlatrom nyob ze. Sun Prairie yog ib qho ntawm ntau lub pantries uas lees txais cov khoom noj rov qab los ntawm cov khw muag khoom noj. (Coburn Dukehart / Wisconsin Saib)

Scholz tau hais tias "Tsis muaj ib txoj cai tshwj xeeb uas hais tias koj yuav tsum tau tshem ntawm lettuce uas zoo li xim av," Scholz hais. "Qhov no yog kev lag luam sib tw heev, yog li koj tsis xav kom muaj crummy saib cov khoom, vim tias yog tias koj cov neeg sib tw muaj cov khoom zoo dua, ces koj cov neeg siv khoom yuav mus qhov ntawd."

Ntawm $ 100 lub khw muag khoom noj, tom qab ntau cov nuj nqis, ib lub khw muag khoom tsuas yog tshuav 80 xees ntawm cov nyiaj tau los - ib qho paj ntawm tsawg dua 1%, Scholz tau hais. 

Nws tau hais tias "Yog tias lub khw muag khoom pov tseg cov zaub mov, tej zaum nws yog vim li cas," nws hais. "Tej zaum muaj qee tus neeg muag khoom ruam tawm ntawm qhov ntawd (tshem tawm zaub mov tsis muaj laj thawj), tab sis kuv tuaj yeem lees paub koj tias tsis muaj nyob hauv Wisconsin."

Kev nyab xeeb zaub mov ua ntej 

Cov khw noj mov yuav tsum ua raws li cov cai noj qab haus huv uas qee zaum ua rau lawv pov tseg cov zaub mov noj. 

Susan Quam, tus lwm thawj tswj hwm ntawm Wisconsin Tsev Noj Mov Association hais tias, zaub mov yuav tsum tau khaws cia ntawm qhov kub thiab txias. Yog tias cov khoom noj tsis tu ncua nyob rau hauv qhov ntsuas kub uas yuav tsum tau ua, nws tuaj yeem rov ua dua thiab tsis nkim, nws hais.

Tab sis, "Yog tias nws yog ib yam uas yuav tsum tau ua kom txias, thiab khaws cia hauv chav sov, ces koj tsis tuaj yeem khaws cov khoom ntawd - koj yuav tsum muab pov tseg hauv plaub teev," nws hais. 

Cov khw noj mov nyob rau hauv lub siab ib yam li cov khw muag khoom noj. Quam hais tias cov nyiaj tau los hauv kev lag luam yog tsawg, thiab cov khw noj mov tau txhawb kom txo cov zaub mov pov tseg vim lawv poob nyiaj rau txhua lub tais uas muab pov tseg. Tab sis kev nyab xeeb yog qhov tseem ceeb tshaj plaws.

Nws tau hais tias "Kev nyab xeeb zaub mov ua lub luag haujlwm tseem ceeb hauv txhua lub tsev noj mov ua," nws hais. “Peb tiv thaiv pej xeem kev noj qab haus huv ua ntej thiab qhov tseem ceeb. Qhov zoo tshaj plaws peb muaj (tsev noj mov) cov neeg ua haujlwm tsis ua ib yam dab tsi uas tsim cov khib nyiab. "

'Nyob rau pov tseg qhov noj mov'

Tshaj li cov khoom pov tseg uas tsim los ntawm cov khw muag khoom noj thiab cov khw noj mov, Barlin hais tias feem ntau ntawm cov khoom pov tseg yog tsim los ntawm tib neeg. Raws li USDA, 31% ntawm cov khoom noj khoom haus hauv Tebchaws Meskas yog tsis noj xyoo 2010 - nrog cov neeg siv khoom lub luag haujlwm rau cov khoom noj ploj ntau dua li cov khw muag khoom. 

Xyoo ntawd, cov neeg siv khoom pov tseg 90 billion phaus khoom noj; Barlin sau tseg qhov no nthuav tawm lub sijhawm zoo rau tib neeg los kawm txog kev txo cov zaub mov pov tseg hauv tsev, nrog rau cov phiaj xwm tshwj xeeb rau kev rov ua cov khoom noj khoom haus feem ntau xav tias tsis tuaj yeem noj, xws li zaub cob pob stems

Thea Sutter, sab laug, thiab nws tus muam ntxaib Morgan txaus siab rau ib lub phaj ntawm Food Recovery Network hnub Tuesday noj mov hauv zej zog thaum Lub Cuaj Hli 27, 2022 hauv Madison, Wis. tau muab pov tseg, muab zaub mov dawb rau cov neeg zej zog. Thea, uas yav tas los ua haujlwm ntawm lub tsev noj mov hauv tsev kawm ntawv, hais rov qab tias, “Lawv muab txhua yam pov tseg! Nws yog vwm!” ntxiv, “Kuv zoo siab peb muaj qhov no. Nws yog zaub mov zoo. Lawv muaj mac thiab cheese - txhua tus nyiam mac thiab cheese. " (Joey Prestley / Wisconsin Saib)

Txoj hauj lwm tuaj yeem yooj yim li ua ib daim ntawv teev khoom noj kom tsis txhob yuav khoom ntau dhau, lossis qhia lawv tus kheej ntawm cov hnub tsis raug cai "zoo tshaj plaws" kom tsis txhob muab pov tseg thaum nws tseem noj tau.

Barlin tau hais tias "Yog tias koj xav paub ntau npaum li cas koj cov zaub mov tau taug kev mus rau koj lub phaj lossis leej twg tau ua haujlwm kom tau cov zaub mov ntawd rau hauv koj lub phaj," Barlin hais tias, "Nws nyuaj dua rau kev pov tseg cov pluas noj." 

Cov nonprofit Wisconsin Saib koom tes nrog WPR, PBS Wisconsin, lwm cov xov xwm tshaj tawm thiab University of Wisconsin-Madison Tsev Kawm Ntawv Xov Xwm thiab Kev Sib Txuas Lus. Txhua yam haujlwm tau tsim, tshaj tawm, tshaj tawm lossis tshaj tawm los ntawm Wisconsin Watch tsis tas yuav cuam tshuam cov kev xav lossis kev xav ntawm UW-Madison lossis ib qho ntawm cov koom tes.

Rov luam tawm peb cov ntawv dawb, hauv online lossis luam tawm, raws li daim ntawv tso cai Creative Commons.

Nrov dab neeg los ntawm Wisconsin Watch

Charlie Hildebrand / Wisconsin Saibreporter

Charlie Hildebrand yog ib tug tub ntxhais kawm ntawv xov xwm uas tau koom nrog hauv chav kawm tshawb nrhiav hauv University of Wisconsin-Madison Lub Tsev Kawm Ntawv ntawm Kev Sau Xov Xwm thiab Kev Sib Txuas Xov Xwm nyob rau hauv kev coj ntawm Dee J. Hall, Wisconsin Watch tus thawj tswj saib xyuas. Hildebrand yog qhov tseem ceeb hauv kev sau xov xwm nrog daim ntawv pov thawj hauv pej xeem txoj cai thiab yuav kawm tiav rau lub caij ntuj no ntawm 2022.

Riley Sumner / Wisconsin Saibreporter

Riley Sumner yog ib tug tub ntxhais kawm ntawv xov xwm uas tau koom nrog hauv chav kawm tshawb nrhiav hauv University of Wisconsin-Madison Lub Tsev Kawm Ntawv ntawm Kev Sau Xov Xwm thiab Kev Sib Txuas Xov Xwm nyob rau hauv kev coj ntawm Dee J. Hall, Wisconsin Watchs tus tswj xyuas. Sumner yog qhov loj hauv computer science thiab sau xov xwm thiab yuav kawm tiav rau lub caij nplooj ntoo hlav 2022.