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The Food We Waste: Visual Storytelling as a Form of Activism
3 years ago

The Food We Waste: Visual Storytelling as a Form of Activism

By  •  Eye Witness

In September 2015 I was invited by Professor and photographer Alessandra Capodacqua to NYU in Florence, Italy to give a talk to students, professors and local activists on my work and the topic of food waste.
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Stop the Rot – a campaign for a fairer food system
3 years ago

Stop the Rot – a campaign for a fairer food system

By  •  Eye Witness

The prevalence of avoidable food waste is not limited to any one community or country, nor any particular demographic – it’s a global issue, to which each and every one of us contributes, and the impact of which is felt the world over. We are all part of the problem, but also part of the solution!
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Senza Spreco – fighting food waste in Florence, Italy
3 years ago

Senza Spreco – fighting food waste in Florence, Italy

By  •  Eye Witness

Recently I was invited to New York University’s campus in Florence, Italy to give a lecture on the work I’ve done documenting the issue of food waste. While I was there I took the opportunity to meet up with representatives of a local organisation, Senza Spreco, working to reduce the amount of avoidable food waste at a local and national level.
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Disco Soup – fighting food waste while having fun
3 years ago

Disco Soup – fighting food waste while having fun

By  •  Eye Witness

Raising awareness about an issue such as food waste can be a challenge – much like any other campaign calling on people to change their habits in order to address a social injustice or environment issue. But how do you get people to care about food needlessly going to waste – essentially about rotting fruit and veg?! And once people do become aware, you are faced with another, greater challenge – how do you get them to use that awareness and take action?
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Tonnes of edible food are being wasted on farms

This is due to supermarket imposed cosmetic standards, and other unfair practices

Podcasts

Chef Tom Hunt – Promoting ‘Root to Fruit’ eating
6 months ago

Chef Tom Hunt – Promoting ‘Root to Fruit’ eating

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This podcast is a brief interview I conducted with the chef Tom Hunt. Tom is not just an award-winning chef and restaurant owner, but also a food writer, sustainability consultant …
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Seedling – Reducing Food Waste through Vertical Farming and Aquaponics
2 years ago

Seedling – Reducing Food Waste through Vertical Farming and Aquaponics

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In this episode, I’m speaking to Travis Andren from Seedling in Philadelphia, in the United States – an organisation working on bringing efficient forms of urban-based, vertical farming …
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Pete Pearson – Director of WWF US food waste campaign
2 years ago

Pete Pearson – Director of WWF US food waste campaign

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In this episode I’m speaking to Pete Pearson – Director of the food waste campaign at the World Wildlife Fund’s US offices.

WWF is an international NGO working in over …
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Food for Soul – Promoting social awareness about food waste and hunger
2 years ago

Food for Soul – Promoting social awareness about food waste and hunger

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In this episode I’m speaking to Cristina Reni from Food for Soul – an organisation based in Italy, set up by the chef Massimo Bottura, who runs the …
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