SCREENING & DISCUSSION: WASTED!: THE STORY OF FOOD WASTE

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 28 AT 7:30PM | REGULAR ADMISSION PRICES

JOIN US! SCREENING of WASTED!:THE STORY OF FOOD WASTE

Featuring a post-film Q&A with local experts: Yolanda Soto from Borderlands Produce Rescue/P.O.W.W.O.W., Jessica Herrera from the Center for Biological Diversity, Megan Carney from University of Arizona’s Center for Regional Food Studies and Chester Phillips from University of Arizona’s Compost Cats, and With an introduction by The Loft Cinema Green Team Leaders Clarice Bales and Parisa Eshrati!

“Entertaining and hopeful, as well as informative.” – G. Allen Johnson, San Francisco Chronicle

Through the eyes of chef-heroes like Bourdain, Dan Barber, Mario Batali, Massimo Bottura, and Danny Bowien, audiences will see how the world’s most influential chefs make the most of every kind of food, transforming what most people consider scraps and rejects into incredible dishes that feed more people and create a more sustainable food system.

This is a feature-length documentary that will change how people buy, cook and eat food. WASTED! The Story of Food Waste showcases forward-thinking leaders who show how each of us can make small changes – all of them delicious – to solve one of the greatest problems of the 21st Century.

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Jessica Herrera is a Media Specialist for the Center for Biological Diversity. She coordinates and plans the Center’s communications strategy for the Population and Sustainability Program. The program uses creative media, advocacy and public outreach to highlight and address runaway human population growth and unsustainable consumption — and their close link to the endangerment of other species. The program’s innovative campaigns, like Take Extinction Off Your Plate and the award-winning Endangered Species Condoms project, focus on common-sense solutions for a just and sustainable future, including a healthy and secure food system, the empowerment of women and girls, universal access to reproductive healthcare and education, clean energy and a societal commitment to giving all species a chance to live and thrive.

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