The Dig In Webinars have been put on hold for the summer months. Please stay in touch as they will be resuming in November.
Save the dates – “Dig In” mini webinars will be offered on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 3 pm EST.
April 16th, 2013: “Institutional Procurement in a Free Trade Environment”
Speakers: Ken Babich and Kyra Bell-Pasht.
March 19th, 2013: “Institutional Change from the Kitchen: How chefs are changing food procurement practices in cafeterias“
Speakers: Steve Golob, Chef at University of British Columbia, Vanier residence, and Joshna Maharaj, Chef in Residence at University of Toronto, Jackman Humanities Institute.
Slides: Steve Golob’s Slides; Joshna Maharaj’s Slides
February 19th, 2013: “Food Hubs: The Missing Link for Farm to Cafeteria”
Speaker: Julie Erlbaum – Founder and Principal Consultant of Real Food Colorado (RFCO), a Colorado-based local food development organization addressing system, infrastructure, and programming needs within the local food industry including Farm to School (FTS) and Farm to Institution (FTI) marketplaces.
Slides: Julie Erlbaum’s slides.
January 15th, 2013: “Farm to Cafeteria: Results from the National Farm to Cafeteria Survey”
Speakers: Dr. Mary McKenna, University of New Brunswick, and Roxana Suchorolski, RD, University of New Brunswick and the New Brunswick Food Security Action Network.
November 20th, 2012: “Organizing For Food Systems Change: Multi-Stakeholder Approaches And Resources For Food System Innovators – On Campus And Off”
Speakers: Sarah English, Sierra Youth Coalition & Caitlin Colson, Meal Exchange.
October 16th, 2012: “The Broader Public Sector.. Lessons from Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow”
Speaker: Franco Naccarato, Program Manager, Greenbelt Fund
September 18th, 2012: “Change from the Ground Up: How a Community Greenhouse enhances Food Security and Farm-School in the Canadian Rockies”
Speaker: Ally Candy, Greenhouse Educator, Groundswell Network Society and Alison Bell, David Thompson Secondary School, Invermere, BC
May 15th, 2012: “Healthy Food, Healthy Living: Strengthening Local Food Connections in Healthcare”
Speakers: Heather Fletcher, Food Service Manager, St Michael’s Hospital; Elena Hall, Green Team Member & Seed to Feed Organizer, University Health Network; Franco Naccarato, Program Manager, Broader Public Sector Investment Fund
A short video of the Seed to Feed Project