Read Up On It – For August 24th, 2012

This week’s list includes lovely lavender, southern cooking and bad tippers. It’s all in a week’s worth of links on Passable’s Read Up On It.

A field of lavender at Sledding Hill Image courtesy of Sledding Hill Lavender

  • One of the biggest stories this week was a recent study which claimed that americans throw away up to 40% of the food they buy. The Atlantic looks into it.
  • And last but not least, a CBC report about how some people in the service industry in Vermont find that when it comes to tipping, Quebecers aren’t very generous.