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Reducing food waste

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Date

Add to Calendar 2022-02-24 11:00:00 2022-02-24 11:45:00 Reducing food waste Food waste is a big problem. Did you know that 90 billion pounds of edible food goes uneaten each year in the United States? You can save money at the grocery store and protect the environment by reducing food waste. Learn practical shopping and meal planning tips from Extension health and nutrition educators.  Facilitators  Kelly Kunkel and Mary Schroeder are Extension educators in health and nutrition with the University of Minnesota. Kelly's work has been dedicated to changing the food environment to improve food access and choice for low-income audiences through programming for food shelves, early care and education and school settings.  Mary is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist. Her work focuses on creating healthy food environments for children and youth through policy, system and environmental changes. America/Chicago public

Time

Central time

Location

Webinar

Contact

Kelly Kunkel, Extension educator
kunke003@umn.edu or 507-381-3861

Food waste is a big problem. Did you know that 90 billion pounds of edible food goes uneaten each year in the United States? You can save money at the grocery store and protect the environment by reducing food waste. Learn practical shopping and meal planning tips from Extension health and nutrition educators. 

Facilitators

 Kelly Kunkel and Mary Schroeder are Extension educators in health and nutrition with the University of Minnesota. Kelly's work has been dedicated to changing the food environment to improve food access and choice for low-income audiences through programming for food shelves, early care and education and school settings.  Mary is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist. Her work focuses on creating healthy food environments for children and youth through policy, system and environmental changes.

Cost

Free

Registration

Registration is required. Webinar will be hosted on Zoom. Accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested by contacting Julie Larson at larso143@umn.edu two weeks prior to the start of the event. Requests received after this date will be honored whenever possible.

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