The third annual Smart Kitchen Summit will be held on October 10 and 11, 2017, in Seattle, Washington. The Summit aims to gather leaders in the home appliance, culinary, grocery, smart home, and technology industries to discuss the future of food, cooking, and the kitchen.
Clare Miflin founded Woven, a consultancy dedicated to weaving together urban and natural systems; metrics and vision; people and place, creating whole system designs that reduce material consumption.
Russell Lehman and Arianna Muirow of Seattle-based Food Action discuss sustainability, regenerativity, and food access for all through their whole systems approach to food system reform.
Amy Keister, Vice President of Consumer Engagement for Compass Group North America, is inspired by the progress made to reduce food waste, yet humbled by the task at hand.
Elizabeth Balkan reshapes role that the NYC Department of Sanitation plays in addressing issues of waste management and calls on actors all along the waste stream to examine how they can get involved in reducing waste.
This year’s Eating City speakers took a deep dive into various institutional problems facing the food system, such as city procurement, health and wellness in schools, and food waste.
Emily Bachman challenges us to think about what it actually means to throw something away. Where is “away” and how does our waste get there? What does “away” look, smell, and feel like, now and in the future?
Joan Briggs describes food as an incredibly powerful tool to address systemic problems in our society because everyone needs to eat.
Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods has the potential to have a ripple effect across the grocery industry, affecting our food chain from farm to landfill. And one big area this new partnership could shape is combating wasted food.
Tinia Pina is a sustainability professional, and Founder and CEO of Re-Nuble. She will be speaking on September 13, 2017, at Food Tank’s NYC Summit.