Food Recovery in Rhode Island: A Panel Discussion

Friday, March 31, 2017

9:30 AM-2:00 PM

Cost: Free and Open to All

Providence Public Library
150 Empire Street
Providence, RI 02903

Auditorium (3rd Floor)

Fri, 2017-03-31 09:30 - 14:00

Food Recovery in Rhode Island: A Panel Discussion hosted by Roger Williams University

Join Rhode Island universities in the fight against food waste!

Across the country, colleges and universities have made formal commitments to reducing food waste and improving food recovery. This panel brings together representatives from community agencies, local government and Rhode Island college and universities to explore strategies for a more coordinated food recovery response in our state.

9:30 am: Registration and complimentary Exhibition Tours

10 - 11:15 am: PANEL -- RI Colleges & Universities: Maximizing RI Resources


James Gubata, General Manager, Bon Appetit, RWU; Andrew Schiff, CEO, Rhode Island Food Bank; Bridget Sweet, Executive Director of Food Safety, JWU

Moderator: Sue Anderbois, RI Director of Food Strategy

11:15 - 12:45 pm: Lunch -- Restaurant recommendations provided

12:45 - 2 pm: Breakout Sessions -- Establishing a Rhode Island Higher Education Food Recovery Consortium