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#85: A Blueprint for Fighting Food Waste in Your Community Important, Not Important

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In Episode 85, Quinn asks: Is there a blueprint for fighting food waste in your city?

Our guest is: Rick Nahmias. As Founder and Executive Director of Food Forward, Rick has spent more than a decade harvesting the bounty of LA’s fresh fruit and vegetables and getting them to the organizations feeding the many, many, many people in Southern California who cannot otherwise afford it.

When you realize just how much food goes to waste in the United States, it’s a little sickening. And when you then consider how many people go hungry every day in the United States, it’s more than a little disheartening. 

But the bright side — and, yes, we know that we wouldn’t need to talk about the bright side of every topic if we didn’t exclusively talk about how our world is going to hell — is that, wherever you might live, you can help get food out of the landfill and onto the plates of people who need it.

Have feedback or questions? Tweet us, or send a message to funtalk@importantnotimportant.com

Trump’s Book Club:


The Dalai Lama's Book of Love and Compassion by Dalai Lama
https://www.amazon.com/registry/wishlist/3R5XF4WMZE0TV/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_ep_ws_2Gr8Ab6RS5WF3


Links:


www.foodforward.org
Spring Melt (April 4th @ The Jim Henson Company Lot): www.foodforward.org/about/spring-melt
Instagram: www.instagram.com/foodforward
Facebook: www.facebook.com/foodforwardla
Twitter: www.twitter.com/foodforwardla


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Intro/outro by Tim Blane: timblane.com


Important, Not Important is produced by Crate Media

In Episode 85, Quinn asks: Is there a blueprint for fighting food waste in your city?

Our guest is: Rick Nahmias. As Founder and Executive Director of Food Forward, Rick has spent more than a decade harvesting the bounty of LA’s fresh fruit and vegetables and getting them to the organizations feeding the many, many, many people in Southern California who cannot otherwise afford it.

When you realize just how much food goes to waste in the United States, it’s a little sickening. And when you then consider how many people go hungry every day in the United States, it’s more than a little disheartening. 

But the bright side — and, yes, we know that we wouldn’t need to talk about the bright side of every topic if we didn’t exclusively talk about how our world is going to hell — is that, wherever you might live, you can help get food out of the landfill and onto the plates of people who need it.

Have feedback or questions? Tweet us, or send a message to funtalk@importantnotimportant.com

Trump’s Book Club:


The Dalai Lama's Book of Love and Compassion by Dalai Lama
https://www.amazon.com/registry/wishlist/3R5XF4WMZE0TV/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_ep_ws_2Gr8Ab6RS5WF3


Links:


www.foodforward.org
Spring Melt (April 4th @ The Jim Henson Company Lot): www.foodforward.org/about/spring-melt
Instagram: www.instagram.com/foodforward
Facebook: www.facebook.com/foodforwardla
Twitter: www.twitter.com/foodforwardla


Connect with us:


Subscribe to our newsletter at ImportantNotImportant.com!
Follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/ImportantNotImp
Follow Quinn: twitter.com/quinnemmett
Follow Brian: twitter.com/briancolbertken
Like and share us on Facebook: facebook.com/ImportantNotImportant
Intro/outro by Tim Blane: timblane.com


Important, Not Important is produced by Crate Media

1 hr 17 min

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