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Mount Baker Meaningful Movies Presents “Just Eat It”

Film discussion on November 15, Noon to 1pm

Meaningful Movies : Sustainable Ballard presented this film a few years ago and we highly recommend it.

Join Meaningful Movies at First Church Seattle, Seattle Public Utilities, Mount Baker Meaningful Movies, and South Seattle Climate Action Network for the film “Just Eat It, a cinematic story that is equal parts education and delicious entertainment. Filmmakers and food lovers Jen and Grant dive into the issue of waste from farm, through retail, and all the way to the back of their own fridge.

The film won the Leo for Best Feature Length Documentary, received multiple festival awards, and has been translated into 14 languages. Critics have called the film lively, funny, and thought provoking.

Just in time for the holidays when Americans waste more food than other times of the year, watch the story of how Jen and Grant saved money, reduced wasted food and carbon emissions, and addressed food insecurity. 

Step 1:  

Watch Just Eat It: A Food Waste Story (see free link below).

BEFORE the event, at your convenience, go to https://www.peglegfilms.com/jeiseattle  to watch Just Eat It: A Food Waste Story.  (We will NOT show the film during the Nov. 15 event.)

When prompted, enter this password:  watch. Enter the password for the website and again to watch the film.

Step 2:

Join us Sunday, November 15 from 12 noon – 1 p.m. via Zoom to learn more about food waste and what we can do about it. You must register for this event. Use registration link below. 

Our guest speaker Veronica Fincher from Seattle Public Utilities will enlighten us about food waste in Seattle and will share tips on how to cut down on wasted food. 

Register here for the November 15 virtual (Zoom) event.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with information about joining the event.

Special guest:  Veronica Fincher is a Senior Waste Prevention Program Manager with Seattle Public Utilities (SPU), where she has worked for 18 years. She manages SPU’s Love Food, Stop Waste program, providing information and resources to help Seattle residents prevent food waste. Veronica brings to her food waste prevention work a strong passion for environmental sustainability, animal rights, and race and social justice.

Special Guests: Veronica Fincher