Food Rescue US has organized a food waste solutions panel discussion and Q&A hosted by Wakeman Town Farm and Sustainability Center on Monday September 17th, 2018, from 6pm-7:30pm. The public is invited to attend and learn about food rescue and how the community can come together to reduce food waste. The panel includes Nicole Straight, Food Rescue US Fairfield County Site Director, Chef Jes Bengtson of Terrain Garden Cafe, Chef Jeff Taibe of Taproot Restaurant, Jonathan Kirschner of Ambler Farm and will be moderated by Sustainne CEO and green food advocate Analiese Paik. The event will also feature local food donors from farms, restaurants and grocery stores, light refreshments will be served.
Tickets are $25 with all money going to Food Rescue US to continue building the Fairfield County operation and can be purchased here. Local Food Rescue US volunteers will receive a discount code for a $15 ticket. Each ticket will also get attendees into the screening of Anthony Bourdain’s documentary Wasted! which will be held at Westport Town Hall on October 21, 2018 at 6pm.
Founded in January 2011, Food Rescue US is committed to ending American food-insecurity through direct-transfer food rescue. Established as a 501(c)3 non-profit food-rescue platform, Food Rescue US is focused on transferring healthy, usable foods to where it can help feed those in need.
Sustainne has made food waste reduction a priority and member business Curbside Compost (pictured above) provides Fairfield County homes, businesses and institutions with curbside food scrap recycling services. Learn about the problem of food waste on our Sustainne podcast.