Food waste expert to share findings from collaborative

Thursday, August 16, 2018

8 - 9:30 a.m.

Professor Brian Roe, Ph.D., will share research efforts from a food waste collaborative to explain consumer food consumption and waste behaviors, at the Northwest Ohio Ag-Business Breakfast Forum. The event is hosted by the Center for Innovative Food Technology (CIFT) at the Agricultural Incubator Foundation (AIF).

Food waste is a widely discussed topic in the food and agriculture industries. Dr. Roe, with a background in policy issues surrounding food safety, labeling and local foods, will also share how packaging and date labels affect consumer food waste behaviors. He is a professor within the Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics at The Ohio State University.

Arrive early, as breakfast and informal networking will start at 8 a.m., with the program to follow.

The Northwest Ohio Ag-Business Breakfast Forum is an educational networking opportunity to provide information on current issues, trends and programs available to the agricultural community and those who support its advancement.

Speaker

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Brian Roe, Ph.D
Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics
The Ohio State University

Cost

$10 per person when you RSVP in advance, or $12 per person at the door without RSVP (cash or check) which includes breakfast and networking opportunities. Walk-ins are welcome, but guests are encouraged to reserve a seat in advance by visiting ciftinnovation.org.

Make checks payable to CIFT.

Location

The AIF/NOCK is located at 13737 Middleton Pike (St. Rt. 582) in Bowling Green.

Sponsors

State Bank & Trust Co
Bowling Green, OH