Iowa Waste Reduction Center to host Fighting Food Waste event
Join us for an evening of education, entertainment and advocacy from 5 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 19, when the he University of Northern Iowa’s Iowa Waste Reduction Center (IWRC) presents Fighting Food Waste the Iowa Culinary Institute at DMACC, located at 2006 S Ankeny Blvd, in Ankeny.
The evening will open with a panel discussion featuring esteemed experts from varying backgrounds discussing how Iowans can tackle the issue of food waste.
- Lance Larsen, Odyssey Renewable Energy
- Noreen Otto, Iowa Brewers Guild
- Jennifer Zwagerman, Drake University
- Jennifer Trent, Iowa Waste Reduction Center
After the panel, two student teams from DMACC Iowa Culinary Institute will compete to prepare the best meals using kitchen scraps as ingredients. A panel of judges will choose the best tasting and most innovative dishes.
There will be live music by Trevor Rau and a craft beer cash bar.
All proceeds go to the Diane Albertson Memorial Scholarship and the DMACC Iowa Culinary Arts Institute Scholarship.
Tickets are limited so register soon at https://iwrc.uni.edu/food-waste/fight.
Contact Molly Wells, Communications & Public Relations Manager at the University of Northern Iowa Iowa Waste Reduction Center, for more information at 319-273-5352 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Iowa Waste Reduction Center (IWRC): The IWRC has been providing environmental services, including technical assistance and industry training, as well as research and development, for more than 30 years. The IWRC is a part of the University of Northern Iowa's Business and Community Services, which builds a better Iowa through hands‐on technical assistance for economic and business development, entrepreneurship, environmental improvement and enhanced sustainability. For more information, visit iwrc.uni.edu.