Jonathan

Jonathan Bloom is a journalist, consultant and thought leader on the topic of food waste. Jonathan wrote the book American Wasteland and created this site. He recently helped write the NRDC Wasted report and was featured in the fabulous documentary Just Eat It.

Jonathan regularly speaks about wasted food at colleges, conferences and wherever he can corner one or two people. He has given talks at Harvard, Yale, Stanford and more than 60 other places, from North Carolina to New Zealand. He has also enjoyed longer engagements with increased impact, spending weeks at Bucknell University and Concordia College as an expert-in-residence.

Jonathan has consulted with the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization, Harvard Law School, Natural Resources Defense Council and General Mills. Jonathan is an Advisory Board member for Food Tank, ReFED and Imperfect Produce.

A Boston native, Jonathan now lives Durham, N.C., with his wife, two sons and many, many containers for leftovers.

For speaking or consulting inquiries, email Jonathan directly: wastedfood {at} gmail

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