D.C. Councilmember Elissa Silverman talks about yet another contentious D.C. Council meeting and the latest coronavirus news. And Arlington County Board Chair Libby Garvey talks about how the county is handling the pandemic and rethinking policing.
According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the United States wastes 133 billion pounds of food every year– a total of about a third of the country’s food supply. At the same time, millions of Americans experience food insecurity–unsure where their next meal will come from. Kojo chats with three locals with innovative ideas about how to redirect surplus food to those in need–before it becomes waste.
- Robert Egger Founder and President, L.A. Kitchen; Founder, D.C. Central Kitchen
- Maria Rose Belding Executive Director, MEANS Database
- Evan Lutz CEO and Co-Founder, Hungry Harvest
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