Hamilton Food Forums: Food in Our City and Food in Our Schools

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Two interactive discussions about the food issues in our community, with leaders from Hamilton’s food movement, along with school and city officials. Questions answered, stories shared.

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Food in Our City

Thursday, January 29, 2015
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. (Doors at 6:00 p.m.)

The Hamilton Spectator Auditorium
44 Frid Street, Hamilton

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Featuring presentations about food in Hamilton and discussion with City Councillors. Topics will include:

  • Local Food Access (distribution, purchasing)
  • Navigating Regulatory Systems (food safety, small business policy)
  • Food Insecurity (emergency food, food swamps/deserts, poverty)
  • Food Literacy and Community Building (community gardens, education)

 

Food in Our Schools

Thursday, February 5, 2015
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. (Doors at 6:00 p.m.)

Westmount Secondary School Auditorium
39 Montcalm Drive, Hamilton

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Featuring a conversation with teachers, parents, and school board officials. Topics will include:

  • Universal Food Access (Student Nutrition programs, other food access)
  • Food Literacy (teaching food skills and using food to teach)
  • Food Environment (marketing, policies)

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Brought to you with support from the Ontario Trillium Foundation by Neighbour to Neighbour Centre and many partners including: Community Food Security Stakeholder Committee; Environment Hamilton; Green Venture; Honest Field Farm; Humble Bee; Karen Burson, Food and Community Organizer; ManoRun Organic Farm; The Mustard Seed Food Cooperative; North Hamilton Community Health Centre; Social Planning and Research Council; Tastebuds, Hamilton’s Student Nutrition Collaborative

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