CANCELLED: Sustainability Food & Film series announced for North Campus

Campus Sustainability Office March 9, 2020
The North Campus Sustainability Food & Film Series includes free dinner and a chance to connect with faculty and staff sustainability experts. Click to download a larger version of this event poster.

A new film & discussion series has been announced on North Campus this Spring.

Attend dinner and a discussion facilitated by Faculty-in-Residence and special guests from across the campus and community. Film and discussion topics include food waste, "fast-fashion" and the impacts of clothing production on people and the planet, and the degredation of the world's oceans. 

The series is sponsored by the Cornell Residential Sustainability Leaders, North Campus Faculty Programs, and the Tatkon Center for First Year Students.  

Note: As of March 11th, the first film in this series is still scheduled to be held on North Campus.  For up to date information on event cancellations due to COVID-19, please check the Cornell Events Calendar listing. 

2020 Sustainability Food & Film Series

Dates Vary.  All events begin at 5pm in the Tatkon Center, Room 300.  Add these events to your calendar. Open to members of the Cornell community.

Sunday March 15th: Just Eat It
5pm, Tatkon Center 3300

A 75-minute documentary film about food waste and food rescue by Peg Leg Films |

Join us on North Campus for a film screening and facilitated discussion on food waste, food rescue, and what we can do about it.  Dinner is provided with food from Bickering Twins.  Discussion is facilitated by Lori Leonard, Professor, Department of Development Sociology, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and North Campus Faculty in Residence for Mews. Lori Lenard will also be joined by Anna Ben-Shlomo, Sustainability Coordinator for Cornell Dining, and Shannon Appelquist, Director of Campus Outreach for the Food Recovery Network (FRN), a student group on campus that recovers food from Cornell Dining operations.

Thursday April 9th: Chasing Coral
5pm, Tatkon Center 3300

A team of divers, photographers and scientists set out on a thrilling adventure to document the disappearance of the world's coral reefs. |

Dinner provided.  Hosted by Jon Schdult, Faculty-in-Residence, Dickson.

Thursday April 23rd: The True Cost
5pm, Tatkon Center 3300

This is a story about clothing. It’s about the clothes we wear, the people who make them, and the impact the industry is having on our world.|

Dinner provided.  Hosted by Noliwe Rooks, Faculty-in-Residence, Townhouses.