Our two day program combines tools and skills building with case studies that will create a foundation for designing a Food Security Plan for Northwest BC. Develop your skills and knowledge while creating a food secure future!
THURSDAY MAY 17, 2018
8:30am//Registration, Coffee & Mingling
9:00am//Welcome and Opening Remarks
9:30am//Origins of the NWBC Partnership
9:45am//Food Security 101 with Janine de la Salle
11:00am//The Business Case for Local Food
11:45am//Mapping Our Assets
12:00pm//Lunch & Learn
1:30pm//Emergency Preparedness-Pack Your Bags!
1:45pm//Food Security Policy: Panel Discussion
2:30pm//Climate Change and Our Fisheries
3:15pm//Local Food to Schools and Community Pantry
4:00pm//Imagining a Food Secure Future
4:30pm//Day 1 Wrap Up and Evaluations
5:00pm//Departures & Networking Activities
Get ready for unique, delicious and nutritious off-site lunch experiences!
Option 2 - IKitchen/High Road Services Enjoy the textures and flavours of the local food specialities of this food- based social enterprise and enjoy a tour of their commercial kitchen and butcher shop, which double as classrooms.
FRIDAY MAY 18, 2018
8:30am//Coffee & mingling
9:15am//Priority Setting Framework
10:15am//Gitanyow Wildlife and Food Security Mgmt
10:45am//Indigenous Food Sovereignty
11:15am//Mapping Our Assets
11:45am//Lunch & Learn
1:15pm//Food Security and Community Health
1:45pm//Options for Handling Power Outages
2:15pm//Community Root Cellars
2:45pm//Got Meat? Bulkley Valley Slaughterhouse
3:30pm//Smithers Farmers' Institute: Strength in Numbers
3:45pm//Game Plan for Moving Forward
4:30pm//Forum Wrap-up and Evaluations
5:00pm//Departures & Networking activities
Last updated May 14, 2018.