TeenTalk / Wed 19 Jun / 5.00 - 6.30 pm
If you can no longer stand how much food goes to waste locally or globally and are interested in making a difference, come meet Tristram Stuart and hear about the many ways we can all implement in our daily lives in the fight against food waste.
A relentless campaigner and activist, Tristram knows every bit of the puzzle when it comes to the environmental and social impacts of food production. From corporations and supermarkets to top chefs, he has brought many players on board. Find out how you too can make change happen.
Tristam Stuart will also give a talk to adults, see Full Circle in Conversation with Tristam Stuart.
ABOUT TRISTRAM STUART
Tristram Stuart is an international award-winning author, speaker, campaigner, and expert on the environmental and social impacts of food production. Feedback, the environmental campaigning organisation he founded, has spread its work into over 50 cities across all continents, working with governments, international institutions, businesses, NGOs, and the public to change society’s attitude toward wasting food. It has driven changes in supermarket policies and international legislation. Its campaigns and events include Feeding the 5000, the Pig Idea, and the Gleaning Network. Tristram is an Ashoka Fellow, a National Geographic Emerging Explorer, a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader, and since recently is part of the UN coalition on the Sustainable Development Goal of halving food waste globally by 2030. In 2016, Tristram launched Toast Ale, a social enterprise that brews beer with surplus fresh bread that would otherwise be wasted. All profits go to Feedback.
• Waste: Uncovering the Global Food Scandal (2009)• The Bloodless Revolution: a Cultural History of Vegetarianism from 1600 to Modern Times (2006)