2019 Food Waste Forum

A strategic regional conversation to update our roadmap
to prevent, recover and recycle wasted
 food



September 11, 2019

8:00 am - 4:00 pm
@

Memorial Hall

1225 Elm Street, Cincinnati OH 45202

This regional event will be a critical step forward in understanding the progress we have made on reducing wasted food and in identifying future needs. 

Join us to lend your voice in determining strategic collaborations going forward.

Lunch and refreshments provided by La Soupe

Registration is now open
Early-bird (through August 10) - $35*
General registration (after August 10) - $50

*A limited number of scholarships are available for those with limited incomes. Please contact michaela@greenumbrella.org for more information. 

Background:

On November 4, 2016, Green Umbrella, along with the City of Cincinnati’s Office of Environment and SustainabilityHamilton County Recycling and Solid Waste District and Brueggeman Center for Dialogue at Xavier University convened the first ever regional meeting concerning food waste. The forum brought together over 150 stakeholders from across the food system for a strategic conversation on how to prevent, recover, and recycle wasted food in the Greater Cincinnati region.

Out of that forum came the Greater Cincinnati Regional Food Waste Action Plan, which provided a roadmap for stakeholders to collaborate on preventing, recovering and recycling wasted food in the region. Since then, numerous initiatives have emerged locally and nationally to address this ongoing problem. 

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