Food Security Discussion Series

Location: ON

Start Date: March 2, 2021 - 7:00pm

End Date: April 20, 2021 - 8:00pm

Anglicans in Action, the Greater St. Catharines Social Justice Network, invite you to join in a Food Security discussion series on Tuesday evenings from 7:00-8:00pm, March 2 through to April 20, 2021 held through Zoom. This will be a thought-provoking, engaging series to help participants understand what Food Security is, how serious an issue it is in our communities, some contributing factors, and how people who care can make a difference.

Each ‘stand alone’ evening will begin with a 20-minute presentation by someone with a passion and knowledge about the week’s issue, followed by a 30-minute facilitated discussion. Register for some sessions or all eight evenings.

The series dates, topics, and speakers are:

  • March 2 - Introduction: What is Food Security - speaker: Cathie Crawford Browning, Member, Anglicans in Action
  • March 9 - Income Security - speaker: Deirdre Pike, Program Consultant, Justice & Outreach, Diocese of Niagara
  • March 16 - Food Literacy - speaker: Pam Farrell, Executive Director, GROW community Food Literacy Center, Niagara Falls
  • March 23 - Nutrition - speaker: Karen Burson, Seniors Food Security Coordinator, St. Matthew's House, Hamilton
  • March 30 - Food Production and Distribution - speaker: TBA
  • April 6 - Food Waste - speaker: Dorothy Brown, Church of the Transfiguration, St. Catharines
  • April 13 - Water - speaker: TBA
  • April 20 - Ways we can Make a Difference - speaker: Deirdre Pike, Program Consultant, Justice & Outreach, Diocese of Niagara

To register for any of the above dates email info@gsc-anglican.ca.

If you would like more information about the discussion series, please email Cathie Crawford Browning or Deirdre Pike.