Vancouver’s Food Trucks – by Councillor Heather Deal – Food Talks Volume 7

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The theme for this evening of Food Talks is “Food Trucks: The business and the movement.”

This evening was organized by Richard Wolak, Vancouver Foodster, who writes: “Have you thought of starting your own food truck, or are you curious why food trucks are all the rage in our city and throughout North America!”

Speaker shown in this video is:
Councillor Heather Deal, City of Vancouver

Here is her bio, courtesy of foodtalks.ca

“Heather Deal was first elected to the Vancouver Park Board in 2002 and served as the Chair in 2003. She was then elected to Vancouver City Council in 2005 and was re-elected in 2008 and 2011.

Heather brings her passions for sustainability, arts and culture, accessibility and affordability to City Hall. She has brought forward initiatives that support artists, expand creative spaces in the city, created the food cart program, improve accessibility throughout the city, retain heritage and increase pedestrian safety.

Born in England and raised in Michigan, she received her bachelor’s degree in Biology from Oberlin College in Ohio in 1982 and moved from Cleveland to Vancouver for a medical research job in 1984. After receiving her master of science from the University of British Columbia in Microbiology/Immunology in 1988, she did cancer research for several years before changing her career path to focus on environmental issues. Heather has developed science/environmental programs for UBC Continuing Studies, designed and taught courses for people restoring fish habitat in rivers for the Province of BC and worked on marine habitat issues with the David Suzuki Foundation.”

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
or foodtalks.ca

Food Talks Volume 7 was held in Vancouver BC Canada on April 2nd 2013.

Presented by Richard Wolak, twitter.com/VanFoodster

As featured on geoffmobile.com
Presented by Foodtalks.ca and vancouverfoodster.com

Videography by Geoff Peters of Birds in the House Productions birdsinthehouse.com

Filmed at the Electric Owl, 926 Main Street, Vancouver BC Canada

Closing music by Laundryman laundrymanmusic.com used with permission.

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