Where will our food come from in the future?

January 5th, 2012

Wednesday, January 18th at 7pm at the Italian Canadian Club we have a presentation from our MP, Frank Valeriote, who is on the Agrifood Committee.

It will be well worthwhile and you will have a chance to ask questions from the decision makers and educators in the Food arena.

Frank Valeriote – MP for Guelph invites you to a discussion on “Where will our food come from in the future?”

Presentations shall be made by:

Pat Vanderkooy – Public Affairs Manager, Dieticians of Canada

Discussion: What is in our food and what food labels tell us

Bette Jean Crews – Past President, Ontario Federation of Agriculture

Discussion: Buy Local and Differing Standards

Dr. Sylvain Charlebois – Dean (Acting) & Professor, College of Management and Economics, University of Guelph

Discussion: Small abattoir, good standards and safe quality

Dr. Evan Fraser – Department of Geography, College of Applied Human and Social Sciences, University of Guelph

Discussion: Empires of Feast & Famine/Planning Enough Good Food in 2050

Dr. Ralph Martin – Loblaw Chair in Sustainable Food Production, Department of Plant Agriculture, University of Guelph

Discussion: National Food Strategy–what goes in to one and why we need one

For further information please contact the office of Frank Valeriote, Member of Parliament, at 40 Cork Street East, Guelph

519-837-8276         (ValerF1@parl.gc.ca or www.frankvaleriotemp.ca )

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