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Britannia Renewal Speakers Series - Food + Community Wellbeing

Jun 4, 2017 12:00 pm - Jun 4, 2017 2:00 pm
Location: Gym D
Join us for refreshments and discussion on Food and Community Wellbeing at Britannia. #BritanniaRenewal

Food + Community Wellbeing

How can the Britannia Renewal project incorporate leading edge thinking about food in supporting resilient, inclusive and healthy communities?

 

“Food is the ultimate connector. We all eat. We all celebrate around food. [But] food divides us as well.” Nick Saul

 

Date: Sunday June 4th, 2017
Time: 12-2 pm

Refreshments at noon; talk and discussion at 12:30 pm.
Location: Britannia Community Services Centre, Gym D

 

Speaker:

Nick Saul, Community Food Centres Canada

Nick Saul is President and CEO of Community Food Centres Canada, a national organization that builds and supports vibrant, food-focused centres in low-income neighbourhoods that bring people together to grow, cook, share, and advocate for good food for all. A long-time community organizer for income equality, food  justice and health, he is a recipient of the prestigious Jane Jacobs Prize, as well as the Queen’s Jubilee Medal. His bestselling book, The Stop: How the Fight for Good Food Transformed a Community and Inspired a Movement, written with his wife, Andrea Curtis, was nominated for the Toronto Book Award and won several other awards.