Fall Food Gathering 2017






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”.

FFG’17 Final Report V.1  (still in the review process, please comment)

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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