Friday, February 26, 2010

Food Matters!

Friday March 26, 2010

9:30-2:30 pm

Victoria Native Friendship Centre

231 Regina Avenue (by Tillicum Mall)

CRFAIR invites you to an annual food and farm networking event and

celebration of Regional Food Security Champions

9:30-11:30 Workshops

· Multimedia and the Web
Part 1: Promotion and Education,
Part 2: Farm Management and Marketing

· Cooking Together: the re-invention of Community Kitchens

· Emerging Local Research on Food and Agriculture Issues

12:00-2:30 pm-Celebration Lunch and 2010 Awards

Welcome, Keynote address Demystifying Social Media with Food Security Digital Stories and Clips. Learn who’s who in the food and farm sector, and join us for “Food Jeopardy!” a game to highlight current issues and trends in the Capital Region. Over lunch we will be celebrating the Food Security Champions and presenting the 2010 Awards.

Videographer on site! Come and make a short clip about your project, issue, story, or business - that you can link to/download/email and distribute to your audience!

$10 Registration includes lunch

prepared by Kitchens of Distinction and the Victoria Native Friendship Centre

Mark your Calendars now! More Details will follow.

Please nominate your food security champions!! Click here to download a nomination form. Tell us about that person or group you know who is doing great work around food related issues - Send nomination forms in by March 5, 2010.

Event RSVP and Nominations to: info@communitycouncil.ca

tel. (250) 383-6166 or fax. 250 470-9411

Lunch, travel and childcare subsidies available on request.

Financial support for this project provided by Vancouver Island Health Authority's "Community Food Action Initiative" through ActNow BC

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