Globally, one-third of food is wasted or lost. Meanwhile, many people face food insecurity and cannot access affordable, nutritious food. Food rescue charities help bridge this divide. They rescue uneaten food from businesses (like cafes and restaurants) and provide it to those in need, delivering economic, environmental and social benefits.

Join us to hear from Beth Fitzpatrick about OzHarvest’s food rescue activities in Australia. Beth shares insights into barriers and success factors for running a food relief charity. She describes the additional challenges brought about by COVID-19 and how OzHarvest has responded to the pandemic and met increased community demand for food relief. Beth also shares insights into the future of food rescue – touching on the role that technology and innovations can play.

For other case studies and research from Kat Heinrich, head to Beyond Food Waste.

  • Bethany Fitzpatrick

    National Operations Lead, OzHarvest

    Beth’s career has evolved from producing large-scale events to leading operations with Australia�...
  • Kat Heinrich

    Director, Rawtec

    Kat Heinrich is a food waste specialist in Australia and winner of the 2017 GISA Women in Waste Lead...
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