Tuesday, March 03, 2009

SPEAKERS SERIES/WEBCAST: FOOD SECURITY

Wednesday, April 1, 2009, 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Ontario Institute for Studies in Education,
University of Toronto (OISE/UT)
252 Bloor St. West, Toronto
St. George subway station
Room 5-280

*Debbie Field, Food Share
*Michael Oliphant, Daily Bread Food Bank
*Lori Stahlbrand, Local Food Plus

With world hunger growing, there is a need to look at the ways governments and communities can work together to ensure sustainable and affordable access to food - for everyone.

Debbie Field (Food Share) will explore a variety of food security options.

Michael Oliphant (Daily Bread Food Bank) will speak to the efforts the Daily Bread Food Bank has made to address the underlying causes of hunger and poverty through public policy and political advocacy.

Lori Stahlbrand (Local Food Plus) will discuss how growing local sustainable food systems which preserve agriculturals land and ensure that farmers can make a decent livign, is key to food security.


Bring your lunch and mug. Water, coffee and tea will be provided. For more information, contact Lisa White at the project office at: (416) 978-0022 or secspeaker@oise.utoronto.ca

The event will be broadcast live at the time of the event and we will accept email questions from remote participants. Click here for instructions and to view the webcast.

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