Food Webinars and Teleconferences – January, 2014

The following list of national food events – webinars and teleconferences – are offered by a host of different organizations from across Canada.  This information is from Food Secure Canada’s Food Calendar.

Resetting the Table

Thursday, January 9, 1:00 – 2:00 pm EST


Join Amanda Sheedy to learn more about the project that engaged 3500 people in developing a national food policy for Canada and what Food Secure Canada is doing to advance it.

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Household Food Insecurity in Canada

Hosted by Food Secure Canada
Thursday, January 16, 1:00 – 2:00 pm EST


Join Dr. Valerie Tarasuk and Dr. Catherine Mah to hear the most recent results from the national household survey data and discuss with leaders from across Canada priority actions to address household food insecurity.

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Chickens and Goats: A Northern / Remote Solution to Food Insecurity?

Hosted by Food Secure Canada
Thursday January 23, 1:00 – 2:00 pm EST

Join Leon Simard and Louise May for a presentation of food security initiatives that supports the raising of dairy goats and Heritage chickens in the First Nations of Poplar River and Sandy Bay, Manitoba.

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Local Food in Canadian Schools, Campuses and Health Care Facilities

Tuesday, January 28, 12:00 to 1:00 pm (NST)

Join Dr. Mary McKenna to learn about Farm to Cafeteria Canada’s nationwide survey of activities taken by Canadian schools, universities and colleges, and healthcare facilities to provide local food, reported in:  Local Foods: Canadian schools, campuses, and health care facilities speak up.

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Municipal Food Policy in Canada and NL

Wednesday, January 29, 2:00 to 3:00 pm (NST)

Join Joanne Bays in this teleconference to learn about approaches to municipal food policy across Canada, and how those approaches can be applied in your community.

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