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Thursday, September 14 • 1:30pm - 2:30pm

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We will begin by hearing the scope of the challenge of agricultural seconds -- the slightly damaged or misshapen produce that gets thrown away because it doesn't meet restaurant and supermarket first quality criteria -- and the scope of the economic opportunity. We will hear about a few organizations already working in the space here in and hear firsthand about the possibilities within seconds. We will close out the session in a large-scale brainstorm, hearing from anyone interested in or considering their own food business using seconds as a prime material source.

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Caroline Howe

Sustainability Innovation, University of DC
Caroline Howe is a sustainability entrepreneur and educator, and has started and mentored social enterprises in India, Nicaragua, Spain and the US. She currently works in sustainability innovation at UDC -- supporting the growing entrepreneurial workforce of both students and community... Read More →

Thursday September 14, 2017 1:30pm - 2:30pm EDT
University of the District of Columbia