Garden Yield Too Much? LA Eatery Will Take It
Forage won't let fruit and veggies go to waste
By Will McCahill,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 6, 2010 5:20 AM CST
Forage's menu depends on customers bringing in fruits and vegetables from their home gardens that they'd otherwise throw out.   (

(Newser) – Ever felt guilty about not using all the bounty you’ve grown in your home garden? Well, if you’re in Los Angeles, now you don’t have to toss it. Just-opened (to say nothing of aptly named) Forage will take it, and use the fruits and vegetables on its ever-evolving, seasonal-to-the-day menu. “The response has been really great,” chef Jason Kim, currently deluged by homeless citrus, tells LA Weekly. “The phone hasn’t stopped ringing.”