Author: Jennifer Vallee

Making Change Through Events, Featuring Connectors Malmö

At the end of January, in Malmö, Sweeden, a salon about food waste took place. Food waste experts from Europe, and community members joined together in a relaxed evening to mingle, enjoy music, and dive into the cross-sectional issues around wasting food.  Hosted by Connectors Malmö at start-up HUBn, a co-working space, speakers presented on the issue of food […]

Food Waste Reduction Bill Presented to US Congress

A Food Recovery Act is being presented by Chellie Pingree to the United States congress. The bill will aim to reduce food waste across the United States, and it is hoped that the bill is a landmark moment for economic and environmental practices in US history.  The bill addresses consumer level waste, industrial agricultural waste, […]

Barrier Free Giving

We have updated our resources page! We wanted to make sure our viewers can continue their learning and engagement in the food waste world after viewing our film. To do so, we have compiled some of the most helpful resources we have found over the past few years.  One of the barriers to food recovery […]

#JustEatItTips Winner Announced!

For World Food Day and Waste Reduction Week, the Just Eat It team launched a contest to engage our followers in food waste reduction practices. We had a lot of fun seeing people put our tips to use around the world, with the highest participation from New Zealand! Our first prize contest winner is- Megan Carruthers Hodgson! Second […]

Just Eat It Available ON DEMAND

Just Eat It is now available on demand in the US and most countries around the world! As of Oct 20th, our film is available for rent and order on itunes, Amazon, xbox, and other on demand providers. If you’ve been waiting patiently to see the film, wait no longer! Here’s your chance to get […]

U.S. Aims to Reduce Food Waste by 50% in 15 Years

It could be a turning point for food waste advocates. The regulatory body Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and US Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the first ever Food Waste Reduction Goal for the United States. September 16, 2015 launched the beginning of a 15 year commitment to cut food waste in half. This ambitious target […]

To the Dominican!

We are brushing up on our Spanish and heading out next week for the Dominican Republic Environmental Film Festival. We will be there, in person, for the first four days of the festival, September 8th-11th.  This Festival is blowing our minds, not only with the impressive line-up of films, but with their public workshops about […]

John Oliver features Just Eat It

In a comprehensive and hilarious rant, John Oliver, with the help of Just Eat It excerpts, recently broke down the magnitude of food waste in the US for his viewers on HBO. His medley of jokes between media clips, and hard hitting facts that portray the scary reality of food in America, captured North America’s attention. The […]

Leo Awards Landed!

We can’t believe it! We walked away with an arm-full of hardware at the Leo Awards 2015!  Just Eat It won Best Feature Length Documentary Best Musical Score – Documentary  Best Direction – Documentary Program or Series.  Yipeee! We were also honored to be nominated for Best Documentary Cinematography.  The support we have received has become overwhelmingly wonderful since […]

Encore US Broadcast, tomorrow!

People all across the United States have another chance to see Just It Eat from their homes tomorrow. After MSNBC launched the Just Eat It US television premier on Earth Day, April 22 with a screening and a panel, the news team will be highlighting us once again! On Saturday, August 1st at 5pm ET, tune into MSNBC to watch […]

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