eTown Presents Green Screens at eTown Hall: Wasted! The Story Of Food Waste

  • When: November 20, 2019 Time: 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Where: eTOWN HALL / 1535 Spruce Street, Boulder, CO 80302
  • Cost: $10 Plus Applicable Service Fees
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eTown is excited to announce the continuation of Green Screens at eTown Hall, an environmental documentary and community engagement series that will further discussion and action around climate and environmental issues. The second screening event in the series features WASTED! The Story of Food Waste.

Each screening event will include an interactive panel discussion and audience Q&A featuring experts from diverse professional backgrounds. Local environmental organizations and initiatives will also be on hand to share ideas, network, and recruit volunteers.

Doors: 6:00pm

Film Start: 7:00pm (followed by a panel discussion)


WASTED! The Story of Food Waste aims to change the way people buy, cook, recycle, and eat food.  Through the eyes of chef-heroes like Anthony Bourdain, Dan Barber, Mario Batali, Massimo Bottura, and Danny Bowien, audiences will see how the world’s most influential chefs make the most of every kind of food, transforming what most people consider scraps into incredible dishes that create a more secure food system. WASTED! exposes the criminality of food waste and how it’s directly contributing to climate change and shows us how each of us can make small changes – all of them delicious – to solve one of the greatest problems of the 21st Century.

A panel discussion and audience Q&A will follow the screening. This event's panelists include:

Lindsey Loberg, Program Director, Boulder Food Rescue

Lindsey Loberg, Program Director

Lindsey Loberg first learned about Boulder Food Rescue in 2013 from their hometown in Milwaukee, WI in an unexpected web search result. In 2014, they became a very excited BFR courier volunteer, and since 2015, they have directed BFR's programmatic work. They are perennially enamored with BFR, the people that make BFR happen, participant-run food distribution, community-led food systems, and food as a community-building and advocacy tool. In their spare time, Lindsey cooks two queer community meals, serves on Boulder's Human Relations Commission, and volunteers with a transgender rights advocacy group. They play catcher on their softball team, where, consistent with their leadership style, they can see the big picture and shout encouragements to teamates. They are currently learning to speak Spanish and to ask before petting every dog they meet.

Arlan Preblud, Founder and Executive Director, We Don't Waste

Arlan developed a compassion for those in need through his experiences as a practicing attorney for over 40 years, and in volunteering with various local non-profit organizations including Urban Peak, Outward Bound West, Fresh Start, and as a Board Member of the Riverfront Park Community Foundation. He founded We Don’t Waste in 2009 to increase food security and reduce food waste. As Executive Director, he is committed to expanding its reach to serve vulnerable populations. Arlan's participation as a panelist marks his return to the eTown stage after he won an eTown eChievement Award in September of 2015.