Food Talks Vancouver Volume 9
Theme: Sustainability in our Food System.
— What does local mean?
— How much do you want to tell your customer about sustainability issues?
— Protecting the farmland
— Quality, taste & local
— Politics at play
This evening was organized by Richard Wolak, Vancouver Foodster.
Speaker shown in this video is:
Here is Peter’s bio, courtesy of foodtalks.ca
Peter Ladner is author of The Urban Food Revolution: Changing the Way We Feed Cities. He is a former Vancouver city councilor, Metro Vancouver vice-chair and business owner. He is currently a weekly columnist at Business in Vancouver newspaper, which he co-founded in 1989. He also writes for Seattle-based crosscut.com. He blogs at Urbanfoodrevolution.com.
From 2009-2011 he was a fellow at the SFU Centre for Dialogue researching, teaching and organizing public events around the theme Planning Cities as if Food Matters. He has grown food in his own gardens for 35 years, most recently on what used to be his front lawn. As a city councilor, he worked with the Vancouver Food Policy Council in initiating the city’s program to add 2010 food-producing community garden plots by 2010.
Peter has more than 40 years of journalistic experience in print, radio and television and is a frequent speaker on food, business and community issues. He has a BA from UBC and completed a year of graduate studies at the UBC School of Regional and Community Planning.
Food Talks is an evening of expert speakers from the Vancouver Food community.
To hear more speakers from Food Talks please visit geoffmobile.com/blog/category/food-talks-vancouver
Food Talks Volume 9 was held in Vancouver BC Canada on September 24th 2013.
Videography by Geoff Peters of Birds in the House Productions birdsinthehouse.com
Filmed at the Lost and Found Cafe 33 W Hastings St, Vancouver BC Canada
Closing music by Laundryman laundrymanmusic.com used with permission.