Hello to our lovely community.
Following the guidelines on public health in the context of coronavirus in The Netherlands, we have decided NOT to go forward with any TBYW activities until the 28th April.
These activities include our Wasteless Culture Monday, Wasteless Wednesday and Oogst van Oost dinners, as well as our foodcycle market on a Tuesday afternoon.
We will reassess the situation closer to the end date set by the government and work from there. We will also update then too.
Thank you for being patient with us, we hope to be back as soon as possible so stay tuned!
Taste Before You Waste is a foundation, based in Amsterdam, with the mission to reduce consumer food waste by providing citizens with the inspiration, knowledge and opportunity for responsible and waste-free consumption. We create a welcoming international community of foodies by hosting donation-based events such as foodcycle markets, wasteless wednesday dinners, educational workshops, event caterings and presentations, showcasing that the food that is currently regarded as waste is actually delicious and valuable. By raising awareness and empowering citizens, Taste Before You Waste contributes to a social movement that pushes for a fairer and more sustainable food system.
WHAT A WASTE
The global food system is the largest consumer of natural resources and emitter of greenhouse gases. Despite using 34% of the land, consuming 69% of the water, and being the main cause of deforestation and loss of habitat, a third of all the food produced is not consumed. Food is discarded according to it’s market value rather than it’s nutritional value and reflects the inequalities and wastefulness of our capitalist economy. Recovering it, lovingly preparing it and enjoying a shared meal, is an act of resistance and resilience to that system.
WHERE TO FIND US
Plantage Doklaan 8
1015 PW Amsterdam
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