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CFCC's 2017 Food Summit has ended

Join Community Food Centres Canada in Toronto for the 2017 Food Summit! This event gathers staff from Community Food Centres and Good Food Organizations to share ideas, make meaningful connections, and get energized for our collective work building a healthy and fair food system. Highlights include three tours, a public keynote event, 20+ workshops, themed meet-ups, and our Saturday night social. Read on for the schedule, logistics, and ticket information. Registration closes on March 12, 2017 but register early to secure a spot! Watch this space as more program details will be available soon.

Saturday, April 8 • 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Land and Spirit: Indigenous responses to food insecurity
This session will explore how Indigenous food sovereignty is being used in diverse communities as a lens and approach to combat food insecurity with indigenous populations. Indigenous food sovereignty encompasses a mental, emotional, spiritual, and intellectual approach to food and land. We’ll take a tour of the country, from unique initiatives in the North to urban partnerships in Toronto to projects happening on reserve in New Brunswick. You’ll get a chance to see different program models at work and collectively explore considerations for working with Indigenous groups.

Speakers
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Chad Duplessie

Manager, Natoaganeg Community Food Centre
Project Coordinator, Natoaganeg Community Food Centre
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Tabitha Martens

Indigenous Researcher & Educator, University of Manitoba
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Joce Tremblay

Mashkikii;aki’ing Coordinator, The Stop Community Food Centre
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Erica Ward

Food Bank Coordinator, Eel Ground Community Food Centre
Program Assistant, Natoaganeg Community Food Centre


Saturday April 8, 2017 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Hart House 7 Hart House Circle, Toronto