"Just Eat It: A Food Waste Movie"
With special guest speaker: Douglass DeCandia, Food Growing Program Coordinator at the Foodbank for Westchester
Date: Saturday, March 25, 2017
Time: 9-11 AM
Location: Phelps Memorial Hospital
701 N. Broadway, Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591
8:30 am - 9:00 am - Registration, Light Breakfast, Coffee
9:00 am - 10:30 am - Movie Screening
10:30 am – 11:00 am - Discussion with Douglass DeCandia, Q&A
Award-winning documentary film follows the food rescue experiences of two filmmaker/food lovers (75 minutes).
Douglass DeCandia will explain how dietitians can help limit food waste and provide to those in need.
- To understand the multi-faceted detrimental effects of wasted food.
- To discuss alternatives, e.g. composting, that makes better use of our food supply.
- To understand how community involvement can promote a sustainable food system and ways RD's can help to promote this.
Registration Fee (Check or PayPal):
Students (with ID): Free
Please bring food items to donate for the Food Bank of Westchester - something that you would feed your children or eat yourself. Donate non-perishable food items with label stating low sodium, unsweetened, packed in 100% fruit juice, etc. Food items may include beans, cereal, canned meat/fish, milk (shelf stable), canned meals (low sodium), canned vegetables (low sodium), canned or dried fruits, peanut butter, pasta and rice.
"Donating mindfully and intentionally, recognizing that the giver is inter-related to the person they are giving to, transcends a moment of charity into an act of solidarity." - Douglass DeCandia