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Learn About Food Recovery Events

opportunities to learn about food waste/recovery, chances to volunteer or ways to socialize with other food recovery warriors


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A detailed description of our upcoming events

Location When Summary Description
Rayburn House Office Building, 45 Independence Ave SW, Room 2043 Washington, DC 20515, USA March 26, 2019 at 1:00 pm – 2:15 pm Capitol Hill Policy Briefing While 40 million people struggle with food insecurity in the United States, edible food is filling the landfills and using up valuable resources. Reducing food waste and feeding hungry Americans are timely social, economic and environmental issues. This briefing will shed light on food Insecurity and food waste issues by engaging in rich conversations with…
Webinar March 28, 2019 at 1:30 pm – 2:45 pm WRI Webinar: Why and How to Measure Food Loss and Waste On March 7th, the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) issued a technical report and practical guide on food loss and waste measurement. "Why and How to Measure Food Loss and Waste: A Practical Guide" is an easy-to-use tool for businesses to apply in measuring the quantity of food wasted in their process activities. This new…
H Street Farms, 910 Bladensburg Rd NE, Washington, DC April 1, 2019 at 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Intro to Aquaponics Participants will learn the basics about aquaponics in a friendly and fun atmosphere. Topics for the class are: The aquaponics cycle: fish, plants, bacteria Aquaponics’ history and place in the world today The benefits and drawbacks of aquaponics The basic components of an aquaponic system Water quality and testing System startup – “cycling” A diagram…