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AFAC’s Panel Discussion: Waste Not, Want Not Solutions to Prevent Food Waste

August 14, 7:26 pm

On Thursday, December 1st AFAC held a panel discussion at Arlington Central Library with Claudia Fabiano (Environmental Protection Agency), Regina Northouse (Executive Director of Food Recovery Network), Theresa Coffman (Tuckahoe…

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AFAC “Waste Not, Want Not: Think Before You Toss” Exhibit

August 14, 7:26 pm

        During the month of November, AFAC held an exhibit “Waste Not, Want Not: Think Before You Toss” in the lobby of Arlington Public Library- Central Library focusing…

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Food Recovery & Food Waste Resources

August 14, 7:26 pm

Thank you for visiting this page. Below are a list of resources that might be of use to anyone interested in reducing food waste and increasing food recovery. Policies and legal…

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Why Food Recovery Matters to AFAC

August 14, 7:26 pm

“Nearly 800 million people worldwide suffer from hunger. But according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, we squander enough food—globally, 2.9 trillion pounds a year—to feed…

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Rooting DC: Waste Not, Want Not Presentation

August 14, 7:26 pm

On February 27, 2016 AFAC had a display table at Rooting DC and presented during the Rooting DC Forum, a gathering of individuals, nonprofits, and organizations interested in growing a healthier food…

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Central Library Exhibit

August 14, 7:26 pm

Waste Not, Want Not: Think Before You Toss Visit AFAC at the Arlington Central Library for a month-long exhibit highlighting the problems and solutions to preventing good food from going to…

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Healthy Kids Camps

August 14, 7:26 pm

  Thanks to a grant from the Community Foundation for Northern Virginia, AFAC had a busy summer conducting Cooking and Gardening classes at our partner agency sites and food distribution centers. AFAC staffers,…

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Chamberlain Nursing Students

August 14, 7:26 pm

AFAC is happy to welcome back nursing students from Chamberlain College of Nursing as they dig in and teach cooking, nutrition, and gardening classes at four community sites this summer.…

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Bridges to Independence Food Challenge

August 14, 7:26 pm

AFAC has been working with teens from Bridges to Independence’s Youth Leadership Academy. Three teens competed in the Virginia 4-H State Congress Food Challenge last week, receiving third place for…

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