Feeding a Growing Melbourne: Issues and Opportunities
Do you love your city, discussion and food?
Growth, land use competition, water costs, extreme weather, peak oil and farm viability are food security threats. Come along on 14 February and join the conversation on our food future, listen to stories on resilience, where our food comes from, health and nutrition, get some ideas on growing and buying locally and share your urban food story.
Dr Kate Auty – Victorian Commissioner for Environmental Sustainability
Ms Miranda Sharp – Age food writer, Coordinator, Melbourne Community Farmers’ Markets and retired chef
Mr David Wallace – President Vegetable Growers Association of Victoria and Keilor vegetable farmer
Prof. Martin Caraher – Food and Health Policy, Centre for Food Policy, City University London and 2012 Thinker in Residence at The Food Alliance, Deakin University and VicHealth
Moderator: Mr Rob Gell – Director of World Wind Pty Ltd, Geographer and Environmentalist.
A Melbourne Conversations event as part of the Sustainable Living Festival and supported by Federation Square and Future Leaders.
Date: Thursday 14 February
Time: 6pm – 7.30pm (doors open at 5.30pm)
Venue: The Edge, Federation Square, Cnr. Swanston and Flinders Streets, Melbourne
FREE. Bookings not required.