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Lovin’ Thanksgiving Leftovers for Less Food Waste
The BCAE Teams Up with Local Food Rescue Lovin’ Spoonfuls and Celebrity Chef Tiffani Faison for Educational Thanksgiving Class
Over 96 billion pounds of food are wasted each year - roughly 40% of all the available food in the United States. Additionally, $1 billion is spent by taxpayers annually to incinerate this discarded, perfectly good food while millions of people go hungry. Since founding Lovin’ Spoonfuls in 2010, Stanley and her team have rescued and distributed over 150,000lbs of fresh, healthy food to various organizations in the Greater Boston area—feeding thousands of fellow Bostonians fresh, healthy meals.
In this class co-taught by Stanley and Faison, students will cook alongside one of Boston’s best chefs as they learn more about Lovin’ Spoonfuls mission and how they can make simple changes in their daily lives to help eliminate food waste. Students will learn how to transform leftover turkey and stuffing into new, creative meals to make the most of those leftovers in the days after Thanksgiving. What better way to kick-off the holiday season than by enjoying good food and learning how to give back? Registration is necessary. To sign up please call 617-267-4430 or visit www.bcae.org.
WHERE: Boston Center for Adult Education; 122 Arlington Street Boston, MA 02116
WHEN: Tuesday, November 13th, 2012
TIME: 6:00PM to 9:00PM
COST: $65/ $55 Members, $15 materials
RSVP: Registration is necessary. To sign up please call 617-267-4430 or visit www.bcae.org.
About Lovin’ Spoonfuls:
Headquartered in Boston, MA, Lovin’ Spoonfuls is a 501c3, non-profit organization that facilitates the recovery and distribution of perishable and unserved foods that would otherwise be thrown away and wasted. We deliver this food directly to local crisis centers, soup kitchens and other social assistance entities. Lovin’ Spoonfuls was incorporated in 2010, and is committed to do its part to help eradicate hunger in Massachusetts. www.lovinspoonfulsinc.org
About the Boston Center for Adult Education:
Founded in 1933, the Boston Center for Adult Education (BCAE) is the first, nonprofit adult education center in New England. The Boston Center for Adult Education serves as a meeting place for the Boston community to gather, learn, discuss and create. The BCAE offers educational classes taught by well-qualified leaders, staff, and volunteers who share the mission of enhancing our community. Today the BCAE teaches classes in Boston for almost every interest. Students can experience everything from yoga, photography, belly dancing, and stand-up comedy, to scotch tasting, cooking, achieving financial freedom, ESL classes and much more. The BCAE also offers interactive programming for children and their caregivers, through their child enrichment program, Bean City Kids. At their recently renovated headquarters on Arlington Street (Boston, MA) you'll find professional grade kitchens, top-notch technology, and versatile classroom space with free Wi-Fi. The BCAE offers a variety of personal and corporate membership levels with benefits including discounted tuition costs and discounts on local retailers. Browse classes, become a member, or support the BCAE online at bcae.org. The BCAE is located at 122 Arlington Street, Boston MA 02116. The BCAE administrative offices are open Monday- Friday 9:00 AM-5:00 PM. The Student Services office is open Monday-Thursday, 9:00 AM-7:00 PM and Friday 9:00 AM-5:00 PM. The BCAE is open on weekends during class times only.
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