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REF NO.: 52

SUBJECT: Memorial hosts discussion on future of food in Newfoundland and Labrador

DATE: Oct. 21

The Food Advocacy Research Network at Memorial (FARM) is celebrating World Food Month with a discussion on Wednesday, Oct. 22 focused on the future of Newfoundland and Labrador’s food system.

Designing NL Food Futures: A Roundtable Discussion will feature speakers from various areas of NL’s food system who will share their own visions of what our food system will be or should look like by the year 2025.

Participants include chefs Todd Perrin of Mallard Cottage and Andrea Maunder of Bacalao, farmers Evan Murray and Mary Lester, food security educator Kristie Jameson, and graduate student Chloe Poitevin of the Too Big To Ignore project (small scale fisheries).

The free lunchtime event takes place from 12-2 p.m. at the North Bank Lodge in Pippy Park on Oct. 22. A light lunch will be available, courtesy of Mallard Cottage and Bacalao. There are a limited number of places still available - please email jharron@mun.ca to register. 

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For more information, please contact Janet Harron, communications co-ordinator, Faculty of Arts, at 709-864-8292 or jharron@mun.ca.

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