Fall Food Gathering ’17






Are you interested in Food Security?

Do you work in the food sector?

Are you a policy maker?

Are you in need of healthier and more secure food supplies?

Are you concerned about the impact poverty has on health food supplies?

D0 you have questions!!!

A positive response to any of the above means it will be good for you to attend the….


Fall Food Gathering, aka “Come To The Table”.

Friday, October 27th, 9:30 to 4:00 P.M.

The Harmony Centre, Owen Sound, Ontario

Program (DRAFT)

9-9:30 AM           Registration and Payment of $20 Fee or PWYC (Pay What You Can)

9:30 – 10:00        Opening Sharing Circle (go-round introductions and favourite food!)

10:00 – 11:00      Speaker Session #1

Speakers are asked to briefly describe their group’s role in “food security” sector, identify issues that may be barriers to improving current state and suggest potential actions/projects that may help to address issues.

  1. Laura Needham – Food Security Action Group
  2. Francesca Dobbyn – UWBG
  3. Jaden Calvert – Meaford Second Harvest
  4. Jacinda Rudolph – Launch Pad, Hanover

11:00 – 11:15      Break – activity + coffee, etc.

11:15 – 12:15      Speaker Session #2

  1. The Meeting Place , Noreen Steinacker/Jennifer …..
  2. Leslie Moskovitz, Cedar Down CSA Farmer
  3. Community Voices Owen Sound – TBC
  4. Eat Local Grey Bruce – Speaker TBC

12:15 – 1:00 PM                LUNCH – Also, during this time, facilitators (Barry, Jaden, Laura) will summarize morning discussion

Over Lunch Participants can visit info tables, network or catch some fresh air.

1:00 – 1:15           Opening Theme Circle – To confirm 3 or 4 Themes for “World Café” session

1:15 – 1:45           Session 1

1:50 – 2:40           Session 2

2:45 – 3:15           Session 3

3:15 – 3:30           Final Circle Gathering and-Round

To Register Simply respond to gbsusnet@gmail.com with your


Group or Organization:

Contact Info: email/phone

Thanks to the Sponsors and Partners of the DAY.


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