2022 Food Waste Solutions Summit

May 10-12, 2022 | Minneapolis, MN


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Jennifer England

Senior Director of Partner Success

412 Food Rescue & Food Rescue Hero

Bio:

Jennifer comes to 412 Food Rescue with experience in several sectors. After pursuing a PhD in History, she switched gears and worked in communications for more than a decade. Putting her storytelling abilities to work, she served as  a media consultant working with businesses,
advocacy groups, unions, and nonprofits helping them tell their stories to media on a local and national stage. Jennifer has also dedicated herself to justice and the community through board service for a number of amazing organizations, including the League of Young Voters, Best Buddies Foundation, Grow Pittsburgh, New Leaders Council, and several board committees for the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank. She also co-founded the nonprofit project On the
Spot to supply feminine hygiene products for girls in local schools who struggle to meet this need. In her off hours she is a passionate food enthusiast. Her work as Program Director of Food Recovery Operations at 412 Food Rescue combines her passions for food, economic justice, community service and environmental responsibility

Schedule

Wednesday, May 11th

1:30pm - 2:30pm


Breakout Sessions (Running Concurrently)

Johnson Great Room

Beyond COVID-19: Strengthening Food Rescue in a Post-Pandemic World

Food rescue has long been a vital part of redistributing surplus food that would otherwise go uneaten. Though COVID-19 placed stresses on food supply chains, food rescue efforts quickly adapted by developing innovative new models for recovery and distribution. Hear from vital players in this sector about what was done, what’s here to stay, how we can continue to improve – and whether we’re equipped to overcome another new challenge.

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