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500 Women Scientists – June Tap Talk
June 1, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pmFree
Join 500 Women Scientists Corvallis and Block 15 Brewing Company as we invite Jeanette Hardison, Founder/Director of the No Food Left Behind campaign, and avid local composter Linda Sebring for a discussion on preventing wasted food and properly composting the rest.
You may be surprised to learn that the largest percentage of wasted food in the U.S. actually happens at home, representing a loss of $1,600 a year to the average American family of four. Come away with Smart Strategies and actionable ideas for saving money, while reducing your household’s carbon footprint.
No Food Left Behind is a project of the Corvallis Sustainability Coalition’s Waste Prevention Action Team.
About our Speakers:
Jeanette Hardison is a long-time Corvallis resident and a waste prevention professional of nearly 30 years. She has served as Education Chair for the Association of Oregon Recyclers and received their Statewide Individual Recycler of the Year award. Presently, Jeanette is co-leader of the Waste Prevention Action Team of the Corvallis Sustainability Coalition, creating the popular Corvallis-Area ReUse Directory. She founded and directs the Coalition’s No Food Left Behind campaign, helping our community prevent wasted food in the home.
Linda Sebring has been gardening organically since 1980 here in the Willamette Valley. A lifetime member of Oregon Tilth, former board member of Ten Rivers Food Web and a volunteer and organizer of the annual Soil Amendment Sale for 10 years. From 2009 to 2012 she revitalized/reorganized the HP employee organic garden and was a lead for HP Corvallis Sustainability Network. She loves growing food and her urban gardening includes doing compost in a small space.
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