Date: February 13, 2019
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Attend a free screening of Wasted! The Story of Food Waste and learn about the food insecurity and waste found even in affluent populations.

The Johnson County Library is hosting the event from 6 – 8 p.n., Wednesday, February 13 at the Central Resource Library, 9875 W. 87th St., Overland Park, KS with the Food Policy Council of Johnson County and After the Harvest.

The Food Policy Council of Johnson County estimates that about about 1.6 million pounds of food is wasted annually in the county, which is valued at approximately $7 million. During the past five years it has been estimated that 11.6 percent of Johnson County households experienced some kind of food insecurity.

With 40 percent of food wasted every day in America, this documentary by Anthony Bourdain aims to change the way people buy, cook, recycle and eat food. Through the eyes of chef-heroes like Bourdain, Dan Barber, Massimo Bottura and Danny Bowien, Wasted! shows how small changes can make the most of every kind of food, and innovative solutions can reduce food waste from farm to fork.

Location: Johnson County Central Resource Library