Add this Event to Calendar 04/28/2021 06:00 PM 04/28/2021 07:00 PM Finding Practical Solutions to Ending Food Waste

The Sawyer Free Library and Backyard Growers are co-hosting a virtual panel discussion around the topic of food waste.  The program goals include providing both broad knowledge and a local perspective of the issues of food waste, along with some actionable steps individuals can take to help make a difference in its reduction. 

Moderated by: Lara Lepionka, Founder & Executive Director, Backyard Growers

Panelists: (more to follow)

Andrew Brousseau, Partner, Compost Manager, Black Earth Compost

Brittany Peats, Program Manager, MA Food System Collaborative

Gary Sprague, Food Acquisition and Distribution Manager,  Open Door

Format:  Each panelist will have 8-10 minutes to talk about their organization's focus and their practical recommendations for ways to address food waste.  Following these remarks, Lara will moderate a 15-20 minute Q&A and will direct questions to panelists that have been received through the chat and in advance.  

Contact: Beth Pocock