Food Waste Expert Jonathan Bloom to Speak April 27

Jonathan Bloom

Jonathan Bloom, author of “American Wasteland” and creator of the Wasted Food blog, will speak on “Forsaken Food: Why We Waste Nearly Half of our Food (and what we can do about it)” on Monday, April 27 at 4 p.m. in 221 Integrated Sciences Building.

Bloom has spoken around the world about food waste and consults on food waste reduction, most recently with the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, General Mills and several startups. In 2012-13, he was the O.V.W. Hawkins Expert-in-Residence at Bucknell University.

The lecture is presented by the Stockbridge School of Agriculture and co-sponsored by the College of Natural Sciences, the Libraries, Center for Public Policy and Administration, department of communication and UMass Dining.