Hole Food Rescue Fundraiser: Film Premiere of Just Eat It

Join us at a fundraiser for our adopted non-profit at the Jackson Hole Film Premiere: Just Eat It, A Food Waste Story. It’s being presented by and benefiting Hole Food Rescue.

Let’s celebrate and learn about the cause of food waste and hunger awareness. Light hors d’oeuvres, local distillery and winery tastings, excellent raffle prizes, cash bar, live music, and the Just Eat It film premiere will make for a night of fun this Thursday.

Event Details:

  • Thursday, August 20, 2015
  • 6:00-7:00PM Cocktail hour
  • 7:00PM Film Screening
  • The Center Theater & Lobby
  • Cost: $10 suggested donation

About the film, Just Eat it: A Food Waste Story

“Filmmakers and food lovers Jen and Grant dive into the issue of waste from farm, through retail, all the way to the back of their own fridge. After catching a glimpse of the billions of dollars of good food that is tossed each year in North America, they pledge to quit grocery shopping cold turkey and survive only on foods that would otherwise be thrown away. In a nation where one in 10 people is food insecure, the images they capture of squandered groceries are both shocking and strangely compelling. But as Grant’s addictive personality turns full tilt towards food rescue, the ‘thrill of the find’ has unexpected consequences.

Featuring interviews with TED lecturer, author and activist Tristram Stuart and acclaimed author Jonathan Bloom, Just Eat It looks at our systemic obsession with expiry dates, perfect produce and portion sizes, and reveals the core of this seemingly insignificant issue that is having devastating consequences around the globe. Just Eat It brings farmers, retailers, inspiring organizations, and consumers to the table in a cinematic story that is equal parts education and delicious entertainment.”

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