WHAT + WHY
Saturday, October 8, Feeding the Hudson Valley Brought together an alliance of organizations to raise awareness of food waste and the social and environmental impacts oF this global problem – all while shining a light on the menu of local solutions that exist to tackle it in the Hudson Valley.
Held to coincide with the Food Bank of the Hudson Valley‘s “Walk to Fight Hunger” that day (10am-12pm), Feeding the Hudson Valley officially kicked off at 11am, lasting until 3pm that afternoon. In addition to the free meal, event activities included cooking demonstrations, prepared remarks from partners, booths staffed by local organizations, live music and more.
WHEN + WHERE + HOW TO GET THERE
Saturday, October 8, 2016
Walkway Over the Hudson
Poughkeepsie, New York
WE HAD A MOVIE SCREENING:
Just Eat It
Tuesday October 4, 2016 7:00pm
BSP 323 Wall St, Kingston, NY 12401
THE HUDSON VALLEY TEAM were joined with members of the public FOR A SCREENING OF the STARTLINGLY GOOD DOCUMENTARY, JUST EAT IT, ABOUT FOOD WASTE AND FOOD RESCuE.
STAY SOCIAL !
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Feeding the Hudson Valley was made possible through funding from the NYS Pollution Prevention Institute through a grant from the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation.
PARTNERS INCLUDE: HUDSON VALLEY REGIONAL COUNCIL, Feedback, The Rockefeller Foundation, Dutchess outreach, dutchess outreach lunchbox, rescuing leftover cuisine-POUGHKEEPSIE, COMMON GROUND FARM, ULSTERCORPs, second chance foods, dutchess county division of solid waste, cornell cooperative extension orange county gleaning program, rondout valley growers association, the food bank of the hudson valley, eat local ny, Poughkeepsie farm project, ULSTER COUNTY RESOURCE RECOVERY AGENCY/ULSTER COUNTY RECYCLES, THE FOOD BANK OF THE HUDSON VALLEY, eatlocalNY, and family of woodstock
THANKS TO THE FOLLOWING FARMS AND OTHER ORGANIZATIONS FOR GENEROUSLY PROVIDING RESCUED FOOD FOR FEEDING THE HUDSON VALLEY: Common Ground Farm, Davenport Farms, Fishkill Farms, Huguenot Street Farm, Hunters for the Hungry, Letterbox Farm, Migliorelli Farm, Obercreek Farm, Omega Institute, Panera Bread, Phillies Bridge Farm Project, Poughkeepsie Farm Project, Row by Row Farm, Hudson River Fruit Distributors, Mother Earth Storehouse, AND Red Barn Produce, Inc, AMONG OTHERS.