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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

Presentations Available At: www.newmoa.org/events/agenda.cfm?m=338 
 

               

Food insecurity is a serious issue in the Lakes Region and there are many opportunities to become involved. The workshop involved food producers, farmers, distributors, retailers, schools, food pantries, meal sites, and anyone interested in food recovery and donation to:

  • Make connections with others working to increase food recovery & donation
  • Find out what can & cannot be donated & to where
  • Learn about liability protections & tax deductions & how food donation can save $
  • Find out about alternatives to disposal for food that can't be donated, including feeding animals & composting
  • Hear success stories & ideas for new opportunities

The workshop featured representatives from the EPA, New Hampshire Food Bank, New Hampshire Gleans, University of New Hampshire, and New Hampshire Department of Agriculture.

Sponsored by:

Lakes Region Planning Commission
Belknap County Conservation District
NH Food Bank
NH Grocers Association
NH Farm-to-School
NH Department of Environmental Services
Northeast Waste Management Officials' Association (NEWMOA)

 

For more information, contact Jennifer Griffith at .

 

 

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