Dig In: 30 Minute Webinar Series

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.  

Previous Webinars:

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
Prezi Presentation

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
Slideshow Presentation

August 21st, 2012: “Farm to Cafeteria- Canada Digs in!”
Speaker: Joanne Bays, National Manager, Farm to Cafeteria Canada
Slideshow Presentation

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
Slideshow Presentation
A short video of the Seed to Feed Project

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