Call for volunteers at Let’s Talk Food event

The Edmonton Food Council is seeking six (6) volunteers to assist with the implementation of Let’s Talk Food, the opening event for Cultivating Connections 2017: Alberta Regional Food Systems Forum. Let’s Talk Food will include a wine tasting, appetizers and moderated discussion with a panel of regional mayors. The event will take place at City … Continue reading Call for volunteers at Let’s Talk Food event

Cultivating Connections keynote speaker: Wayne Roberts

The Edmonton Food Council is excited to welcome Dr. Wayne Roberts, one of Canada’s leading voices in the field of urban food systems, as the keynote speaker of Cultivating Connections. Roberts managed the Toronto Food Policy Council on behalf of Toronto Public Health for 10 years, served on the boards of several major food system … Continue reading Cultivating Connections keynote speaker: Wayne Roberts

Results from the Food Council’s first annual survey

The Edmonton Food Council was pleased to participate in the Alberta Open Data Summit on October 14, 2016 held at the Stanley Milner Library. Creating an annual survey is one of the Council’s mandates and will help us understand how Edmontonians access, understand and participate in the local food system. With the data we obtain from these … Continue reading Results from the Food Council’s first annual survey

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An interview with SEED filmmakers Jon Betz and Taggart Siegel

Author: Mel Priestley In anticipation of the Edmonton Food Council’s upcoming screening of SEED: The Untold Story, we had a conversation with the film’s co-directors, Jon Betz and Taggart Siegel. (For more details and to register for this free film screening in celebration of World Food Day 2016, click on this link.) SEED is the … Continue reading An interview with SEED filmmakers Jon Betz and Taggart Siegel