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Use it Up and Reduce Food Waste at Home!

Tuesday, June 8th, 4-5:30 PST 

We’ve all heard the ugly statistic that 30-40% of food is wasted in the US – let’s all do what we can to shrink that number to zero! Join us with some local food waste reduction experts as we learn some fun recipes to use up your commonly thrown away items. We’ll watch some short cooking videos and then have a chance to ask the experts any of your food scrap questions. Come with your questions, ideas, and be ready to participate in the conversation.

Food Waste Reduction Experts

Pamela Jull
Board Member and Food Savior
Chuckanut Center

Pamela is board member at Chuckanut Center and a self-proclaimed rescuer of nearly-inedible foods! Chuckanut Center provides our community with food and skills, all with the goal of promoting food sovereignty and resilience. Pamela will share her knowledge and passion for saving our precious foods so they can be consumed in the way they’re meant to!

Headshot of Meg All

Meg All
Board Member and Permaculture Enthusiast
Chuckanut Center

Meg All is also a board member at Chuckanut Center and a permaculture enthusiast. She is dedicated to thinking big and living small in her tiny home. Working in such a small space, Meg has to find creative solutions for food storage. She will be sharing some of her favorite ways to keep foods fresh without a lot of space.


Kamea has a passion for empowering eaters with skills and information so they may cook and consume food with real untethered joy. She comes with 5+ years of farming and home gardening experience, and a real knack for finding creative and delicious ways to prepare the bounty we find in the Pacific Northwest. Follow her on Instagram or find her online to get connected.

Alex Smith

Alex Smith
Food & Farming Outreach Coordinator
Sustainable Connections

Alex has been a part of the Sustainable Connections Food & Farming Program for over 5 years, and before that, he was a local farmer. His unsurpassed knowledge of local, seasonal food, has filled his sleeves with tricks on how to cook in a way that allows him to eat locally year round. Of course, that means he has knowledge on food storage, preservation, and making delicious recipes.

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Many Thanks To Our Waste & Whatnot Sponsor:

Thank you to our program sponsors:

Lautenbach Industries
Sanitary Service Company
Gear Aid

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