OzHarvest as the official Australian partner of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) on the global Think.Eat.Save – Reduce your Foodprint campaign, will host the international event, Feeding the 5000 in Sydney’s Martin Place on Monday, 29 July from 12 noon until 2pm.
5000 members of the public will be served a free, hot lunch made from rescued ingredients that would have ended up as landfill. According to Founder and CEO of OzHarvest, Ronni Kahn, the aim behind the event is to help raise awareness about the disturbing amount of food wasted around the world.
What: Feeding the 5000
Why: To highlight food waste – a free hot lunch open to the public using surplus food
Date: Monday, 29 July 2013
Time: 12 noon – 2pm: lunch service
12.10pm: Official opening and Welcome to Country
1pm: Q&A Panel Discussion on Food Waste, Food Sustainability & Food Security
To register to attend Feeding the 5000 visit www.feedingthe5000sydney.
Click here for OzHarvest Feeding the 5000 photos.