A North Shore Discussion about Urban Agriculture and Sustainable Food Systems
Presenting a networking and information sharing event intended to continue building our North Shore food system network. Opportunities to participate in food system and urban agriculture projects on the North Shore will be presented. Come make a connection!
Friday, October 28, 2011 1:00—5:30pm.
Registration opens at 12:30pm. To register, click here.
Chief Joe Mathias Centre (100 Capilano Road, North Vancouver)
Light refreshments will be served
There is lots of room for displays in the main conference area.
Please bring a display along and have it set up by 1:00pm.
- Hear local and regional project leaders give snapshot presentations on programs and projects. For a list of priority areas that were developed at last years event, click here.
- Listen to community leaders outline their challenges, strategies, and opportunities for volunteer and community collaboration – these presentations will be brief, informative and inspiring.
- Engage in round table discussions with these project leaders to examine their successes, issues and requests for participation – this is your chance to connect with others while sharing your expertise and learning valuable information about what’s going on in the region.
- Hear local Mayors and Aboriginal leaders engage in a panel discussion – municipal mayors from all 5 north shore municipalities will be attending. They will have a chance to share their work, and respond to your questions.
To hear what the North Shore News had to say about last year’s event, click here.
To Register, please visit: http://tablematters2011.eventbrite.com/ Space is limited.
Who should attend? Community members looking for ways to get involved, business leaders interested in opportunities for collaboration, teachers and students looking to deepen their learning, municipal staff and politicians who want to hear what is happening in the community. Anyone looking to learn, and willing to share their experiences.