We are excited that Kent Mullinix and some of his team from Kwantlen University are going to be with us for the second half of the meeting to talk about the South-West BC Food System Design and Planning Project that they are working on. The aim of their research is to develop, for each region:
- A bio-regional Food System Design (including production, wild and traditional food provisioning, processing, distribution, access, and waste management) that supports agriculture and food provisioning, strengthens the economy, promotes environmental stewardship, fosters food security and public health, maximizes food self-reliance, and strengthens communities; and,
- An Implementation Plan consisting of critical information and targeted tools to be used by existing and future farmers and food-sector entrepreneurs, consumers, and community, Government, and First Nations leaders to actualize the Bio-Regional Food System design.
It is a very ambitious project that we think has many important connections to our work in Vancouver and across the region.
Wednesday, March 20th
Vancouver City Hall, Town Hall Room
453 West 12th Ave. Map
Please note that after hours, you must enter City hall via the 11th Avenue entrance.
See you there!