2022 Food Waste Solutions Summit
May 10-12, 2022 | Minneapolis, MN
Minnie Ringland is a Climate Analyst with ReFED, a national nonprofit dedicated to ending food loss and waste across the food system by advancing data-driven solutions. ReFED provides the most comprehensive insights on where and why food waste takes place, and connects organizations working to address these problems. Minnie's role at ReFED includes studying the emissions factors used to link food waste to climate change, translating these findings to support ReFED's partners and solution providers, and generally working to improve our understanding of food waste's impact. Minnie has followed an interest in food systems since college, where she led the Food Action student club, working on food waste and nutrition issues, and helped organize the annual Yale Food Systems Symposium in 2015. She recently graduated from the Bren School of Environmental Science & Management, where she worked on a master’s capstone project studying emissions and carbon sequestration associated with Santa Barbara County's agricultural lands.