The International Language of Food: A Dialogue on Culture, Community and Sustainability

Grand Hall, TRU Campus Activity Centre

FREE but Registration is Required
Panelists bring an international perspective to the issue of food sources and how they can impact our lives and our world.
Panelists include:
• Chef Ned Bell, who founded Chefs for Oceans to advocate for responsible seafood choices and the future of our oceans. He was named executive chef for Ocean Wise and is currently a member of Seafood Watch’s blue ribbon task force.
• Rebecca Kneen, organic farmer and owner of Crannog Ales and Left Fields in Sorrento. Crannog Ales is the first certified organic on-farm microbrewer in Canada. Kneen is a member of a certified organic co-op farm and she has served with various organic associations.
• Taras Grescoe is an award-winning Canadian non-fiction writer and freelance journalist who is also a public speaker who explores topics such as urbanism and sustainable transportation.
• Dr. Manulani Aluli Meyer is a Hawaiian keynote speaker and author with an extensive background in food sovereignty and wilderness education. She works in the field of Indigenous knowledge.
• Dawn Morrison is an ethnobotanist and internationally recognized author of Secwepemc ancestry who also serves as director on the Working Group on Indigenous Food Sovereignty. She has been involved with the Wild Salmon Caravan and Indigenous Food and Farm School Development, among other projects.

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