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Lunchtime Discovery: Waste Reduction in the Food Bank Supply Chain

  • Wednesday, January 19, 2022
  • 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Joe Johnson

Joe Johnson, Senior Director of Food Recovery and Distribution, Inter-Faith Food Shuttle

Last year, Inter-Faith Food Shuttle distributed more than 8.9 million pounds of food to our neighbors in need — of which 6.3 million pounds was prevented from reaching landfills. Take a journey through the Food Bank supply chain, beginning with a look at Food Recovery 101. You’ll get up close and personal with the reality of expiration dates—they’re not really the end-all and be-all! And then learn the hows and whys behind food that’s edible even though it might not be saleable.

Join us on YouTube!

Live Virtual Presentation hosted by NC Museum of Natural Sciences’ SECU Daily Planet Curator Chris Smith and the NC Department of Environmental Quality Office of Environmental Education and Public Affairs staff.

You can post questions in the YouTube chat or tweet questions to #LunchTimeDiscovery and mention @NorthCarolinaEE.

Brought to you by the NC DEQ Office of Environmental Education and Public Affairs and the NC Museum of Natural Sciences.



January 19
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


NC United States


Chris Smith