1661 Napier Street
Vancouver, BC V5L 4X4
Post Date: May 12, 2017
June 4, 2017 @12:00-2:00pm
Location Gym D
How can the Britannia Renewal project incorporate leading edge thinking about active living and physical literacy in using sports to develop resilient, inclusive communities? How does food fit in supporting resilient, inclusive
Light lunch at noon; talk and discussion at 12:30 pm.
Nick Saul, Food Centres Canada
Nick Saul is President and CEO of Community Food Centres Canada, a national organization that builds and supports vibrant, food-focused centres in low-income neighbourhoods that bring people together to grow, cook, share, and advocate for good food for all. A long-time community organizer for income equality, food justice and health, he is a recipient of the prestigious Jane Jacobs Prize, as well as the Queen’s Jubilee Medal. His bestselling book, The Stop: How the Fight for Good Food Transformed a Community and Inspired a Movement, written with his wife, Andrea Curtis, was nominated for the Toronto Book Award and won several other awards.
“Food is the ultimate connector. We all eat. We all celebrate around food. [But] food divides us as well.” Nick Saul