METROPLAZA URBAN FARM VISIT
Date & Time
Tuesday, April 4th
11:00am - 12:00pm
Metroplaza Rooftop Garden
223 Hing Fong Rd, Kwai Chung (Kwai Fong MTR, Exit D)
Founder of Rooftop Republic
Learn the practical side of food production from the source with Rooftop Republic at one of their many urban organic rooftop farms.
Did you know that it is possible to grow fresh, organic produce 365 days a year in Hong Kong? METROGREEN is situated on the rooftop garden at METROPLAZA and is a working farm serving the community and restaurants within the mall itself. Join us for a farm tour and gain an understanding of how easy it is to grow food in an urban setting! Local, clean food production means less food miles and less risk from produce spoilage. Hong Kong has a mass of underutilised urban space where it is possible to produce crops everyday of the year!
SAVE OUR SHELLS!
Date & Time
Thursday, April 13th
10:30am - 11:30am
The Grill, Mandarin Oriental 5 Connaught Road, Central
Audience Participants: F&B / Chefs / Restaurant Managers & Staff
Chief Steward for Mandarin, Hong Kong will share his journey working in conjunction with the Nature Conservancy and the challenges of food waste management in the hospitality industry
The Nature Conservancy Conservation Project Manager will introduce the environmental importance of the Hong Kong Oyster Restoration Project and how F&B leaders can get involved to preserve a valuable resource whilst maintaining business as usual
To understand the importance of such a culturally relevant food system and the environmental and food waste solutions being employed at a local level.
Is your restaurant using Seafood and/or Shellfish in your menus?
In partnership with Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong and The Nature Conservancy Hong Kong, we will learn about our crucial marine habitats, and how oysters are also ecosystem engineers that play a tremendous role in coastal protection and support marine ecosystems wherever they thrive. TNC will present solutions on how to effectively manage the F&B industry’s seafood waste streams.
Join us to find out more about The Nature Conservancy’s Hong Kong Oyster Restoration Project and learn how the F&B industry can contribute to such a valuable project.
Q&A FOOD WASTE WORKSHOP TREEHOUSE !
Date & Time:
Wednesday, May 3rd
10:30am - 11:30am
Want to learn how to manage your food waste systems? Join us for a Q&A proposing Food Waste Solutions for F&B with Treehouse! Founder Christian.
Experience first hand how Treehouse! is managing their food waste systems.
Christian Mongendre is passionate about all food sustainability challenges and has committed to monitoring the group’s food waste systems on a daily basis. From workshops for schools to sharing solutions at a practical level, join us for this session as we discover how to assess and resolve our waste challenges.