For the third year running OzHarvest Adelaide will be serving up a free hot rescued lunch prepared by a team of leading chefs, while raising awareness about food waste. From more than 500 people in 2013 and 1,000 last year, in 2015 OzHarvest are increasing their efforts again and will feed 1,500 people, with thanks to their major partners the University of Adelaide, the National Wine Centre and Adelaide City Council!
As the national partner of the United Nations Environment Program, OzHarvest and some of the nation’s top chefs and politicians will unite in Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Gold Coast, Melbourne, Newcastle, Perth and Sydney to feed members of the public and make a stance against food waste, which is currently costing Australians up to $10 billion each year.
When: Monday 27 July 2015, 11.30am-2.30pm
Where: The University of Adelaide Goodman Lawns, North Terrace
Join OzHarvest on the University of Adelaide Goodman Lawns for a delicious hot meal made from rescued produce and prepared by some of their most dedicated supporters from the Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide Oval, The Playford and 2KW, under guidance of National Wine Centre Executive Chef, Tze Khaw.
Listen to a panel discussion led by ‘Mr South Australia’ and OzHarvest Ambassador Keith Conlon, and including Simon Bryant, Richard Gunner and Nick Thwaites, which will spark engaging debate on food waste in Australia and the global food crisis.
Meet some of Adelaide’s food personalities, politicians and friends of OzHarvest, including the Honourable Lord Mayor of Adelaide Martin Haese, Ms Katrine Hildyard MP, Callum Hann, Themis Chryssidis, Bree May, Dougal McFuzzelbutt, Amanda McInerney, Rebecca Sullivan and many others.
And most importantly, pledge to fight food waste. You can already pledge now: visit thinkeatsave.ozharvest.org, snap a photo of an ‘X’ made from utensils or food items to represent stopping food waste, share this via social media and use the hashtag #thinkeatsave.
Are you ready to join the fight against food waste? Pledge today and join this event on Monday 27 July 2015. You can register to attend Think.Eat.Save Adelaide here