Time: July 28, 2015 from 6:30pm to 8pm
Location: Lafayette Library - Community Hall
Street: 3491 Mt. Diablo Blvd.
Website or Map: http://www.sustainablelafayet…
Event Type: film, night
Organized By: Sustainable Lafayette
Latest Activity: Jun 19, 2015
We all love food. As a society, we devour countless cooking shows, culinary magazines and foodie blogs. So how could we possibly be throwing nearly 50% of it in the trash?
Filmmakers and food lovers Jen and Grant dive into the issue of waste from farm, through retail, all the way to the back of their own fridge. After catching a glimpse of the billions of dollars of good food that is tossed each year in North America, they pledge to quit grocery shopping cold turkey and survive only on foods that would otherwise be thrown away. In a nation where one in 10 people is food insecure, the images they capture of squandered groceries are both shocking and strangely compelling. But as Grant’s addictive personality turns full tilt towards food rescue, the ‘thrill of the find’ has unexpected consequences.
(74 min) More info or to see the trailer…