FOOD WASTE SEMINAR TO BE HELD TONITE, WATCH ON LINE
Sep. 19, 2013
Source: Food Tank news release
Please join Food Tank tonight via livestream starting at 6PM EST for "Food Waste Free NYC," our sold-out event at the Snapple Theater in New York.
We've brought together many of the world's leading experts to talk about the innovative solutions that are being developing across the world to prevent food loss and waste.
TUNE IN HERE (and join the discussion using #FoodTankNYC).
Speakers include the leading thinkers worldwide on food waste issues:
*Jonathan Bloom, author of American Wasteland;
*Emily M. Broad Leib, Director of Food Law and Policy at Harvard Law School;
*Mary Cleaver of The Green Table: Cleaver Company;
*Christine Datz-Romero of the Lower East Side Ecology Center;
*Kevin Duffy with City Harvest;
*John Filippelli, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency;
*Elise Golan of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA);
*Dana Gunders of the Natural Resources Defense Council;
*Brian Halweil of Edible Communities;
*Stephanie Hanson with the One Acre Fund;
*Diane Hatz of Change Food and TEDx Manhattan;
*Danielle Nierenberg of Food Tank;
*Nick Nuttall of the U.N. Environment Programme;
*Gary Oppenheimer of AmpleHarvest.org;
*Tristram Stuart of Feeding the 5000; Marcel Van Ooyen of GrowNYC, and
*a special musical performance by Jen Chapin
According to the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization, 1.3 billion tons of food is wasted globally each year.
We hope this event will help increase our progress toward a more sustainable food system for all. For those in time zones that prevent them from watching live, we will also be making all the videos of speakers available on Food Tank.