Sound Bites: Food Waste and Recovery

March 2, 2017 – Segment 3 

On our newest edition of our series about our food and our world, Sound Bites. This week the topic is Food Waste & Recovery, which addresses issues that include jobs, food security and hunger, waste, public health, and community. We begin the hour with an overview of this important issue, with: Dr. Roni Neff, Director of Hopkins Center for Livable Future‘s Food System Sustainability and Public Health Program and Assistant Professor in the Bloomberg School’s Environmental Health Sciences Department and Health Policy and Management Departments; and Brenda Platt, co-Director of the Institute for Local Self-Reliance and Director of their Composting for Community Initiative.
Then we take a look at two local programs that are performing community work around Food Waste and Recovery. With: Michael Dorsey, Director of Community Initiatives at Chesapeake Center for Youth Development; and Michelle Antoinette Nelson, aka LOVE the Poet, Founder of Brown + Healthy.