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