Kate Urbank is D.C. site director for Food Rescue US, an organization that picks up leftover food at restaurants or schools and delivers it to people in need.
Katie Sorrell is the interfaith wellness director for the University of California, San Diego’s Center for Community Health. In 2017, the center partnered with local Muslim groups to reduce food waste during Ramadan.
Gary Oppenheimer is founder and executive director of Ample Harvest, which connects gardeners with local food pantries. He helps organize Food Waste Weekend, an opportunity for faith leaders to speak to their congregations about food waste.
Jill Lightner is a food writer and the former editor of Edible Seattle. Her most recent book, Scraps, Peels and Stems, offers tips for reducing food waste at home. Contact Lightner with the form on her website.
Neekta Hamidi is a Muslim writer and environmentalist. She runs a blog called “Green Is Simple,” which offers tips on sustainable living. Contact her with the form on her website.
Imam Khalid Latif is executive director of the Islamic Center at New York University, where he also serves as a chaplain. He is also the co-founder of Honest Chops, New York City’s first organic, halal butcher shop.
Juliane Hammer is an associate professor of Islamic studies at the University of North Carolina. Her research interests include American Muslims, marriage and family, women’s rights and food.
Rachel B. Gross is an assistant professor of American Jewish studies at San Francisco State University. Her research interests include American religion, Jewish history and food.
The Executive Council Committee on Science, Technology and Faith is a committee of the Episcopal Church charged with to identifying, exploring and recommending policies to the church on emerging issues in science and technology and their implications for Christian faith, life, and practice. Rev. Alistair So is the chair.