2019 Food Waste Fair
The 2019 New York City Food Waste Fair brought together more than 1,000 passionate New Yorkers that are taking action to prevent, reduce and recycle food waste--at home and at their businesses.
new hands-on workshops and skills training for chefs and industry professionals, including behind the scenes tours at Hunts Point, compost facilities and commercial kitchens
1:1 Q&A with experts helping address those “how do I?” questions on everything from compostable products to funding your prevention program
Demos and tastings at the Zero Food Waste Challenge—featuring 12 top chefs competing to make the ultimate zero food waste dish
Chloe Vichot (Ancolie)
Dan Honig (Happy Valley Meat)
Eric Adams (Brooklyn Borough President)
Homa Dashtaki (White Moustache)
Jeremy Kaye (The Spare Food Co.)
Anastasia Cole Plakias (Brooklyn Grange)
Taylor Lanzet (Dig Inn)
Thomas McQuillan (Baldor Specialty Foods)
Zero Waste Event
With the help of Common Ground Compost, the 2019 Food Waste Fair was a Zero Waste Event.
Waste stations throughout the venue were monitored by zero waste educators who helped attendees understand how to properly discard of their waste items. Common Ground Compost is an NYC-based zero waste consulting company that also runs Reclaimed Organics, a bike-powered compost pickup service operating in Manhattan.