Friday, November 23, 2012 - 17:00

Sat, November 24, 2012 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM MICHAEL SMITH LABORATORIES. the Passion Project presents FOOD, a conference to delight your tastebuds.
WHEN: November 24th 10:30 AM to 3 PM
WHERE: Michael Smith Labs

Join us for a day of inspiring speakers and engaging local initiatives that will get you talking about FOOD. Something that you do three times a day has a huge impact on the world around you. Find out about where your food comes from and how you can be a part of this global movement.

Needless to say, there will also be FOOD at the event.

Throughout the day, we'll look at FOOD from 4 distinct perspectives:
1. Food safety
2. Food as a Basic Human Right
3. Environmental Impact
4. Local initiatives

Speakers include:
Dr. Shafiq Dharamsi (Food as a Basic Human Right)
Alisha Hackinen (Environmental Impact of the Food Issue)
Stephanie Nadya (Food Safety)
Dr. Candice Rideout (Environmental Impact of the Food Issue)
Silza Qureshi from Meal Exchange
Peter Driftmier from the Downtown Eastside Neighbourhood House
Doris Chow from Potluck Catering
Julie Thomson
 from South Van. Neighborhood House
Kyle Nelson from the Community Learning Initiative
Emma Mcllroy from UBC Sprouts
Rosalind Sadowski from UBC Farm
Corina Santema from Common Energy

We look forward to seeing you there!
- the Passion Project team

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