The following list of national food events – webinars and teleconferences – are offered by a host of different organizations from across Canada.
|Exploring Participatory Research
Hosted by: ACORN and The Bauta Family Initiative on Canadian Seed Security
WEDNESDAY APRIL 15, TIME TO BE DETERMINED
What is Participatory Plant Breeding? And why does it matter for Canadian agriculture? Join Anne Kirk (University of Manitoba), Coordinator of a national PPB program, and a farmer-breeder (to be announced) to hear insights, information, and stories from the field.
|Dollars & Sense: Digging into Local Food Opportunities
Hosted by: Sustain Ontario
MONDAY APRIL 27 FROM 13:00 TO 14:30 PM
Published in January 2015, Dollars & Sense: Opportunities to Strengthen Southern Ontario’s Food System encompasses the first research of its kind in Canada on the economic and environmental impacts of food production in southern Ontario, where roughly 98 percent of the province’s food is produced. Join two of the report’s authors, Dr. Rod McRae and Dr. Atif Kurbursi, and moderator Beth Hunter, Program Director with the McConnell Foundation, for a special 90-minute webinar on April 27th to discuss their findings and understand the research process behind Dollars & Sense and its extensive background reports.