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.