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

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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

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Celebrate World Food Day 2016 with the Edmonton Food Council and friends!

The Edmonton Food Council invites you to celebrate World Food Day 2016 with the Edmonton premiere of the new film: SEED: the Untold Story (94 minutes, 2016) Watch the trailer: Where: Edmonton’s Food Bank, 11434-120 Street. Date: Sunday October 16, 2016 Time: 2:00-5:00pm. Doors and booths at 1:30pm. Opening remarks at 2:00pm. Admission: This event is … Continue reading Celebrate World Food Day 2016 with the Edmonton Food Council and friends!

Community Gardens: A Panel Discussion

The Edmonton Food Council hosted a panel discussion on community gardens in Edmonton on Tuesday, June 24, 2014. The event was an opportunity for council members and interested citizens to learn more about successes, challenges, and opportunities for improvement related to community gardens in our city. Our roster of panelists included: Travis Kennedy, Principal of Horticulture … Continue reading Community Gardens: A Panel Discussion