The Corvallis-Benton County Public Library.


An event aimed at teaching children how to prevent wasted food is scheduled for Sunday, Feb. 10 at the Corvallis-Benton County Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave.

The free event, sponsored by the Corvallis Sustainability Coalition's "No Food Left Behind" project, will feature a performance by musician and educator Magic Mama (Kjersten Hallin) along with activities geared to elementary and middle school students and their families. 

Doors to the library's main meeting room open at 1:30 p.m., with the musical performance planned for 2 p.m. A resource fair featuring information from local organizations involved in food matters will run from 1:30 to 4 p.m.  

The "No Food Left Behind" project is the coalition's initiative to help Corvallis residents learn why and how to waste less food. It's funded by a grant from the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality. More information is available at the website https://nofoodleftbehindcorvallis.org/.

For more information, contact the library at 541-766-6793. A hearing loop system is available. If any member of the public has a disability and needs accommodations to attend this event, call 541-766-6928, allowing 48 hours’ notice for this service.

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