Food Rescue and Recovery: An Analysis of Problems and Solutions, Successful Strategies, Model Programs, and BMP’s to Reduce Food (WasteExpo 2018)

May 30, 2018

  • Technology + Civic Engagement: Can it scale retail food recovery? Leah Lizarondo, CEO, 412 Food Rescue. PA

    • Presents the best practices in launching and scaling a local food recovery organization, how to grow food recovery’s stakeholders: retail food donors, nonprofit, recipient partners and volunteers, how to harness technology and social media to scale, How to effectively grow your volunteer network, How to establish innovative transportation partnerships that facilitate access for volunteers, How to effectively track and measure impact.

  • Learning Not to Waste: The Power of Attentiveness & Avoiding Mixed Messages, Brian Roe, Professor, Dep’t of Agriculture, Environmental and Development Economics Leader, Ohio State Food Waste Collaborative, OSU

  • Food Insecurity, Food Waste, Food Rescue and Food Redistribution: A comparative analysis of 6 US cities. Jackson Lamb and Bob Farmer. Metropolitan State University of Denver

  • Industry, Safety Net, and Community Partnerships for Food Recovery. Marv Zauderer, Exec. Director,, CA

  • Superior Logistics Turn the Tide in Detroit’s Fight Against Hunger. Kirk Mayes, CEO, Forgotten Harvest. MI

  • Leveraging the Positive Environmental Impact of Food Rescue to Access More Food Through Strategic Partnerships, Technology and Innovation. Liz Baldridge, Director of Sustainability and Food Waste Initiatives, Feeding America. IL

  • Reducing Food Waste Today. Patti Larson, Executive Director. Food Finders. CA

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