food waste

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Feeding the 5000 Hits Vancouver

What: Feeding 5000 Metro Vancouver (aka FREE LUNCH) When: Wed, May 27th 11:30-1:30pm Where: Vancouver Art Gallery, 750 Hornby St, Vancouver, BC Details: Feeding 5000 puts the topic of food waste back on the table; it’s a “lunch and learn” on a grand scale, and you’re invited. We’re hosting a FREE LUNCH for the public featuring […]

US Television Premiere!

At last, you’ll be able to see Just Eat It on television in the US! On Earth Day, Wednesday, April 22 at 10:00 pm ET, MSNBC will air the U.S. television premiere of “Just Eat It: A Food Waste Story” followed by a panel moderated by MSNBC Food Correspondent and Chef, Tom Colicchio. Colicchio will […]

WINNER – Emerging Canadian Filmmaker

Our team picked up its first festival award last week at the Hot Docs Film Fest! Grant Baldwin (our director, editor, cinematographer, composer, etc, etc) won the award for Emerging Canadian Filmmaker. Congrats to fellow Knowledge Network film The Backward Class (directed by Madeleine Grant) which won Audience Choice.  

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