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*New Date* Dive! Living Off America's Waste - Outdoor Movie Fundraiser

In celebration of 2013 as the Year of Food Waste Prevention and Recovery, Austin Sierra Club will host a fundraiser featuring a screening of Jeremy Seifert's award-winning documentary Dive! Living off America's Waste on Wednesday, February 20 at an innovative zero waste grocer called in.gredients. Local beer and wine will be on tap, as well as a selection of in-house and locally prepared foods/baked goods. Local leaders will speak on the issue of zero waste and food waste prevention.

Filmmaker Jeremy Seifert has a unique survival strategy: he feeds his family, including his adorable toddler son, by dumpster diving for food that's been discarded by supermarkets all over Los Angeles. Night after night, he finds more completely good, still fresh, still packaged meat and produce than he can possibly use, and he winds up organizing food drops to local soup kitchens that feed the needy.
This is a timely film that will make you think twice about your own grocery needs and excesses, and the wastefulness of the markets where you do your shopping or dumpster diving.

Donations of $10 at the door.

NOTE: This is an *outdoor* event and will be re-scheduled in case of rain

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  • A former member
    A former member

    This group reminded me of the movie. Also from California (that is where I am originally from) http://www.seniorgleaners.org/about.htm

    March 25, 2013

  • Phyllis

    A great success!

    February 23, 2013

  • Jason

    Great!

    February 23, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Here is a story that came out this morning on food waste that might be of interest folks from last night: http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/2013/02/2013222152652620999.html

    (there was a related video last week too http://www.aljazeera.com/video/europe/2013/02/2013219112949117770.html)

    February 23, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Thought provoking

    February 22, 2013

  • Kathy R

    Sorry for late notice but will not be able to make it

    February 22, 2013

  • Sue

    It doesn't look like I'll get away from work in time to make it.

    February 22, 2013

  • Rick B.

    Sorry to cancel, but we're attending the Artcrank poster show opening at Pine St Station instead.

    February 22, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Can you let us know the schedule of the event? What time do the speakers begin; what time does the movie start; and how long is the movie, please? Thank you!

    February 21, 2013

    • Erin S.

      Speakers at 7. around 1o minutes. Film lasts under an hour.

      February 22, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      in.gredients is open before and after, also (see http://in.gredients.c...­)

      February 22, 2013

  • Erin S.

    Speakers at 7. around 1o minutes. Film lasts under an hour.

    February 22, 2013

  • Jeff L.

    Sorry, I had plans for Friday

    February 21, 2013

  • Roy W.

    This is an outdoor venue so everyone dress for the weather. I'll wear a warm jacket and will take it off it needed. Just the jacket, don't be alarmed.

    February 21, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I hate to miss it, but the move to Friday doesn't work for me.

    February 20, 2013

  • Rick B.

    Looks like the showing is postponed due to rain.

    February 20, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Sounds good though

    February 19, 2013

  • Niles S.

    NOTE: This is an *outdoor* event and will be re-scheduled in case of rain

    February 19, 2013

  • Brandi C.

    I am looking forward to sharing what we have been up to in our Food Waste Prevention and Recovery campaign!

    1 · February 12, 2013

  • Janis

    This is a timely film that will make you think twice about your own grocery needs and excesses, and the wastefulness of the markets where you do your shopping or dumpster diving.

    1 · February 11, 2013

  • Janis

    Filmmaker Jeremy Seifert has a unique survival strategy: he feeds his family, including his adorable toddler son, by dumpster diving for food that's been discarded by supermarkets all over Los Angeles. Night after night, he finds more completely good, still fresh, still packaged meat and produce than he can possibly use, and he winds up organizing food drops to local soup kitchens that feed the needy.

    February 11, 2013

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