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Food Recovery & Donation: Opportunities & Challenges in the Lakes Region Workshop

Monday, November 5, 2018
Beane Conference Center
35 Blueberry Lane
Laconia, NH

1:30 Check-in & light refreshments

2:00 Welcome, Objectives, & Introductions
Jennifer Griffith, Northeast Waste Management Officials' Association (NEWMOA)

2:20 An Introduction to Food Insecurity & Waste
Eileen Liponis, New Hampshire Food Bank

2:35  Food Recovery & Donation in New Hampshire, Initiatives, Challenges, & Opportunities
Bruce Wilson, New Hampshire Food Bank

2:50  Making the Connection Between Farms & Food Recovery: Gleaning
         Stacey Purslow, NH Farm-to-School & Lisa Morin, Belknap County Conservation District

3:00  Networking Break & light refreshments

3:15  Promoting Food Donation: Liability Protections, Tax Incentives, & Date Labeling
         Christine Beling, US EPA Region 1 & Erika Dunyak & students, Harvard University Food Law & Policy Clinic

3:35  Alternatives to the Landfill: Feeding Animals & Composting
         Matt Smith, University of New Hampshire & Steve Crawford, NH Department of Agriculture

4:00  Small Group Facilitated Discussion
Stacey Purslow, NH Farm-to-School

4:40  Sharing Comments/Recommendations
   Stacey Purslow, NH Farm-to-School

4:50  Next Steps & Closing
Jennifer Griffith, NEWMOA

5:00  Adjourn

Link to NEWMOA's Display Panels on Date Labels, Tips to Reduce Waste, & Home Composting



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