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Notts: Love Food, Hate Waste challenge venues revealed

Guardian News

Guardian News

Nottinghamshire County Council and Veolia Environmental Services (Nottinghamshire County Council’s Waste Contractors) are proud to announce the dates for 3 exciting upcoming Love Food Hate Waste ‘Feed 1,000’ Challenges!

The challenges are being held across Nottinghamshire throughout 2014 and we would like to invite you to: Join us for lunch!

Sunday 18th May 11am – 3pm Bestwood Country Park, Bestwood, NG6 8ZA

Sunday 1st June 11am – 3pm King George V Park, Mansfield, NG18 4JW

Sunday 15th June 11am – 3pm Bridge Field, West Bridgford, NG2 6AP

The ‘Love Food Hate Waste’ Feed the 1,000 challenge was created to show how 1,000 people can be fed on the average amount of food a family wastes a year - £700.

The live, sustainable, cookery demonstrations are designed to change habits, develop new skills, save money and help the environment. The initiative aims to tackle the food waste problem crisis through cookery entertainment centred on creating delicious food from leftovers and by giving people hints, tips and ideas for planning meals, storing food and measuring out portions.

Kevin Parker, Regional Communications Manager for Veolia Environmental Services, says: “Events such as the Love Food Hate Waste Feed 1,000 challenges are a great way of encouraging people to learn new culinary skills and be more experimental with their cooking – helping households to save food and money.”

The events are open to all Nottinghamshire residents. Entry is free and the 1,000 lunches are provided free of charge.

As part of the events we have space for up to 30 stands for local groups & charities to have a free stand, activity space or performance area to promote their group to all the feed 1,000 visitors, we are especially seeking free family friendly games / activities.

We’d love for you to be involved in any or all of the events, please get in touch: (victoria.moore@veolia.com) or see: www.veolia.co.uk/nottinghamshire if you would like a stallholder information form, or would like to volunteer to help at the event or hand out flyers.

 

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