innovation http://wlrn.org en Startups Try To Reroute Food Waste To The Hungry http://wlrn.org/post/startups-try-reroute-food-waste-hungry In an alley in Northeast Washington, D.C., hundreds of pounds of produce are piled haphazardly on pallets. Mexican Fruits, a discount grocer, can't sell the fruit and vegetables inside these boxes because the food has gone soft or is lightly bruised. Some will be donated, but most boxes are destined for a large, green Dumpster nearby.<p>Before it gets tossed, Roger Gordon grabs one box of lightly speckled bananas. Gordon is the co-founder of <a href="http://foodcowboy.com/">Food Cowboy</a>, a startup that's trying to redirect discarded food from Dumpsters to hunger relief groups. Tue, 29 Oct 2013 18:25:57 +0000 22844 at http://wlrn.org Startups Try To Reroute Food Waste To The Hungry