Place Making Solutions in the Food System
Please join FoodShare executive director Debbie Field as she reports back on her trip to Brazil to study its revolutionary food programs, and the papers she presented at the American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting.
Chaired by Fiona Yeudell, Director of the Centre for Studies in Food Security at Ryerson University (OMAFRA-SSHRC Participatory Action Research Project)
Place Based Solutions to Building a Local Food System
Terry Marsden, Professor of Environmental Policy and Planning in the School of City and Regional Planning at Cardiff University
Food Hubs and Food Centres: strengthening local distribution systems in Ontario
Alison Blay-Palmer, Associate Professor in the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies at Wilfred Laurier University, (OMAFRA-SSHRC Participatory Action Research Project)
Improving Food Access and Strengthening Local Farmers: lessons from Brazil
Debbie Field, Executive Director of FoodShare
The event is free and snacks will be provided.
For more information please contact Robyn Shyllit: email@example.com, 416.363.6441 x282.
FoodShare would like to thank the generosity of the Metcalf Foundation for making this travel and exploration possible.
Date: Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Location: FoodShare Toronto, 90 Croatia St, M6H 1K9 (Lansdowne or Dufferin TTC)