Food WastED

Food WastED

Reduce your food waste and live more sustainably in NYC!

28% of food waste happens on the consumer end. That means every day, we can each make little changes in our lives that can make a big difference to reducing food waste. That means less food in landfills giving off harmful gasses that lead to global warming.

Learn easy tips by fellow NYers Local Roots NYC and MamaEco!

Start the evening with a complimentary wine and cracker sessionfeaturing wines from BK based Forziati Wine Imports and Seconds Crackers made with upcycled carrots that would normally go to waste.

Then you'll learn basic tips for compositng in NYC and how to reduce food waste while cooking by fellow Earth Loving NYers Wen-Jay, founder of Local Roots, and Shannon, founder of MamaEco.

Ask questions, learn something, meet other value aligned NYers.

Small bites and non alcoholic beverages are available for puchase at the Local Roots Market+Cafe. To pre-order dinner, please select an option at check out.


*new NYC regulations require proof of vaccination. please bring a copy of your vax card*


@WenJayYing is the founder of @localrootsnyc. See the about section on our website but we pretty much bring you the gosh darn best local produce, dairy, and meats with our subscription based farmers market and our new Market+Cafe.

@MamaEco is based in Williamsburg and helps businesses become environmentally sustainable without sacrificing profit. Her instagram account shares easy ways to live more sustainably.

@EatSeconds take pulps, peels and other discarded carrot bits that would normally be discarded by manufacturerers and make yummy carrots out of them

@forziaiwineimportsi is based in Park Slope and works with regenerative farms in Australia, bringing the highest quality Australian wines to NYC

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The Harvest Club is the convenient weekly farm-to-kitchen subscription for all your home cooking needs. Shop online. Pick up your food at Local Roots or one of our many pop up locations in Brooklyn or Manhattan – or get your weekly harvest delivered. Skip anytime.

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