End: October 18, 2017 8:30 pm
Venue: Millenium Library - Buchwald Room
251 Donald Street Winnipeg
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Come join us at the Buchwald Room in the Millenium Library Wednesday, October 18 for a film screening of Just Eat It – A Food Waste Story. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased here: http://bit.ly/GAC-just-eat-it
Tickets will also be available for purchase at the door but space is limited so get yours soon!
The film will begin at 7:00pm. Doors will open at 6:30. Snacks and refreshments will be provided!
Following the film, we encourage you to stay for an exciting forum of local initiatives in food waste. Panelists are still being finalized so stay tuned for more information!
From the Just Eat It website:
ABOUT THE FILM:
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.
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