Disco Soup NYC - Friday 20 September, 5-9pm, Super Pier (15th Street and Westside Highway)
Feeding the 5000 is proud to host the first Disco Soup event in New York City. Youâ€™re invited to a free party to chop, peel and prepare surplus fruit and vegetables to the sound of dance music. All with fresh ingredients that would have otherwise been wasted and salvaged from farms around New York and New Jersey: blemished tomatoes, supersized watermelons, surplus squash and other fresh delicious produce.
The aim of the event is to raise awareness of the unimaginable levels of food waste globally and catalyse action by promoting the delicious solutions to food waste.Â
Date: Friday, September 20, 2013
Location: Pier 57 (Hudson River at 15th St.)
(Closest subways are 8th Ave. L Train and 14th St A,C, E)
1000lbs salvaged food
One Celebrity Chef
A Handful of DJs
Peelers and Pans
Mix, Eat and Enjoy!
RSVP on facebook and invite all your friends here https://www.facebook.com/events/337369009742599/
Spread the word on twitter @Feeding5k.org #DiscosoupNYCÂ
UNEP Think.Eat.Save, Food Bank for NYC, Slow Food NYC, New Jersey Farmers Against Hunger, Society of St Andrew, Sustainable America and Natural Gourmet Institute
To volunteer and help spread the anti-foodwaste disco vibes please fill in this form with your details.